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Australian stars share special memories and encounters with the Queen following her death aged 96

Australian stars have shared their fond memories and encounters with Queen Elizabeth II following her death aged 96 on Thursday. 

Her Majesty died ‘peacefully’ at her fortress in Balmoral, Scotland, with Buckingham Palace issuing a press release from King Charles III at 4.04am on Friday AEST. 

Elle Macpherson, 58, was one in all the first to guide tributes, with the supermodel reflecting on her meeting with the Queen at Buckingham Palace in 2011 forward of her royal tour Down Under.

Australian stars have shared their fond memories and encounters with Queen Elizabeth II following her death aged 96 on Thursday. Elle Macpherson, 58, was one in all the first to guide tributes, with the supermodel reflecting on her meeting with the Queen at Buckingham Palace in 2011 forward of her royal tour Down Under 

She additionally praised her unimaginable management.  

‘I do know of no single components for achievement. But over the years I’ve noticed that some attributes of management are common and are sometimes about discovering methods of encouraging folks to mix their efforts, their abilities, their insights, their enthusiasm and their inspiration to work collectively,’ she wrote in her caption.

‘Queen Elizabeth II .. Let us not take ourselves too significantly. None of us has a monopoly on knowledge.’

WNBA star Liz Cambage, 31, shared pictures from the time she met the Queen at Parliament House in Canberra in 2011.

‘A second I’ll maintain endlessly in my coronary heart. Rest in peace to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. There won’t ever be one other Queen like her,’ she mentioned.

TV star Samantha Armytage also shared a heartfelt tribute, writing on Instagram: 'An extraordinary woman, while actor and musician Cameron Daddo said: 'For my whole life, she’s been there. I grew up singing God Save the Queen… and I always belted it. RIP Queen Elizabeth. Thank you'

TV star Samantha Armytage additionally shared a heartfelt tribute, writing on Instagram: ‘An extraordinary lady, whereas actor and musician Cameron Daddo mentioned: ‘For my entire life, she’s been there. I grew up singing God Save the Queen… and I at all times belted it. RIP Queen Elizabeth. Thank you’

TV star Samantha Armytage additionally shared a heartfelt tribute, writing on Instagram: ‘An extraordinary lady.’

‘An extraordinary chief. So grateful to have lived throughout a part of Her Majesty’s extraordinary reign… We will miss her,’ she added.

Actor and musician Cameron Daddo mentioned: ‘For my entire life, she’s been there. I grew up singing God Save the Queen… and I at all times belted it. RIP Queen Elizabeth. Thank you.’

Former swimming champion Lisa Curry shared a prolonged tribute and recalled meeting the Queen at the Commonwealth Games in 1982. 

WNBA star Liz Cambage, 31, shared photos from the time she met the Queen at Parliament House in Canberra in 2011

WNBA star Liz Cambage, 31, shared pictures from the time she met the Queen at Parliament House in Canberra in 2011 

‘A tragic day. After 70 years on the throne, The Queen devoted her life to her position, however in the present day it has come to an finish,’ she wrote.

‘I had lunch with the Queen in Brisbane at the Commonwealth Games in 1982, with about 6 different athletes, simply chatting about regular on a regular basis issues. And an honour to have been awarded an MBE. My certificates signed by Her Majesty.’

‘Commonwealth athletes who received gold medals stood upon the dais to the anthem God Save Our Queen,’ she added. ‘A special reminiscence for these of us. RIP QUEEN ELIZABETH. What a exceptional life you had.’

Former swimming champion Lisa Curry shared a lengthy tribute and recalled meeting the Queen at the Commonwealth Games in 1982

Former swimming champion Lisa Curry shared a prolonged tribute and recalled meeting the Queen at the Commonwealth Games in 1982 

Pia Miller posted 4 black and white aspect portraits of the Queen throughout totally different phases of her lengthy life.

‘She was clothed in energy, responsibility, dignity & grace . Rest In Peace. Our beloved Queen,’ Pia wrote in her caption.

Today Extra host David Campbell tweeted: ‘May her soul be at peace.’ 

Pia Miller posted four black and white side portraits of the Queen during different stages of her long life. Meanwhile, Today Extra host David Campbell tweeted: 'May her soul be at peace'

Pia Miller posted 4 black and white aspect portraits of the Queen throughout totally different phases of her lengthy life. Meanwhile, Today Extra host David Campbell tweeted: ‘May her soul be at peace’

Meanwhile, mannequin Lara Worthington shared a brief however candy tribute through her Instagram Story.

‘Thank you, Your Majesty,’ she wrote, including ‘1926 – 2022.’

Australia has joined the world in mourning Queen Elizabeth II, as her death prompts the first change in head of state in additional than seven a long time.

Model Lara Worthington shared a short but sweet tribute via her Instagram Story

Model Lara Worthington shared a brief however candy tribute through her Instagram Story

An announcement from Buckingham Palace early on Friday (AEST) confirmed the 96-year-old’s death.

‘The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon,’ Buckingham Palace mentioned.

‘The King and The Queen Consort will stay at Balmoral this night and will return to London tomorrow.’

Flags will fly at half mast throughout Australia on Friday as the nation waits to listen to how the official mourning course of will proceed.

Her Majesty the Queen - Britain's longest-reigning monarch - died peacefully at Balmoral aged 96. Her son Charles, is now king. He will remain at Balmoral tonight before returning to London with the Queen Consort, Camilla

Her Majesty the Queen – Britain’s longest-reigning monarch – died peacefully at Balmoral aged 96. Her son Charles, is now king. He will stay at Balmoral tonight earlier than returning to London with the Queen Consort, Camilla

King Charles III released this poignant statement reacting to the death of his 'beloved mother' as he took the throne today

King Charles III launched this poignant assertion reacting to the death of his ‘beloved mom’ as he took the throne in the present day

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese additionally paid tribute to the Queen, who’s succeeded by her son King Charles III in a transfer that’s anticipated to resume Australia’s republican debate.

‘An historic reign and an extended life dedicated to responsibility, household, religion and service has come to an finish,’ Mr Albanese mentioned in a press release.

‘The authorities and the folks of Australia provide our deepest condolences to the royal household, who’re grieving for a beloved mom, grandmother and great-grandmother – the individual whom for thus lengthy was their biggest interior energy.’

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese described it as a day of 'profound sadness'

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese described it as a day of ‘profound disappointment’ 

Mr Albanese mentioned that ‘from her well-known first journey to Australia, the solely reigning sovereign to ever go to, it was clear Her Majesty held a special place in her coronary heart for Australia’.

‘Fifteen extra excursions earlier than cheering crowds in each a part of our nation confirmed the special place she held in ours.’

Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor was Queen of the UK and 14 Commonwealth realms together with Australia, since her reign started in February 1952.

The Queen's place in the hearts of millions of Australians was as abiding as her lifelong relationship with the one-time colony. She is pictured receiving flowers from waiting school children waving flags after a Commonwealth Day Service in Sydney in March 2006

The Queen’s place in the hearts of hundreds of thousands of Australians was as abiding as her lifelong relationship with the one-time colony. She is pictured receiving flowers from ready faculty kids waving flags after a Commonwealth Day Service in Sydney in March 2006

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s full tribute to Queen Elizabeth II 

With the passing of Queen Elizabeth the Second, an historic reign and an extended life dedicated to responsibility, household, religion and service has come to an finish.

The Government and the folks of Australia provide our deepest condolences to the Royal Family, who’re grieving for a beloved mom, grandmother and great-grandmother—the individual whom for thus lengthy was their biggest interior energy.

Australian hearts exit to the folks of the United Kingdom who mourn in the present day, understanding they’ll really feel they’ve lost a part of what makes their nation entire.

There is consolation to be present in Her Majesty’s personal phrases: “Grief is the price we pay for love.”

This is a loss all of us really feel, for few have identified a world with out Queen Elizabeth II. In her seven exceptional a long time on the throne, Her Majesty was a uncommon and reassuring fixed amidst fast change. Through the noise and tumult of the years, she embodied and exhibited a timeless decency and a permanent calm.

From the second the younger princess grew to become Queen, shouldering the mighty weight of the establishment into which she was born, Her Majesty made dedication to responsibility and service above self the hallmark of her reign.

She celebrated our good instances, she stood with us in the unhealthy. Happy and wonderful however steadfast too. In explicit, we recall the sympathy and personal kindness she prolonged to Australians by tragedy and catastrophe.

Throughout all of it, she was a monarch who let her humanity present, performing her responsibility with constancy, integrity and humour. In this, she was supported so lengthy and so lovingly by the late Prince Philip, her “strength and stay” for 73 years.

From her well-known first journey to Australia, the solely reigning sovereign to ever go to, it was clear Her Majesty held a special place in her coronary heart for Australia.

Fifteen extra excursions earlier than cheering crowds in each a part of our nation confirmed the special place she held in ours.

As monarch for greater than half the lifetime of our Federation, the relationship between Australia and Britain matured and advanced all through Her Majesty’s reign.

The Queen greeted every and each change with understanding, good grace and an abiding religion in the Australian folks’s logic.

This was the deft and diplomatic method she sure the variety of the trendy Commonwealth, nations round the world who will mourn her passing.

Today marks the finish of an period, the shut of the second Elizabethan age. This time of mourning will move however the deep respect and heat regard during which Australians at all times held Her Majesty won’t ever fade.

May she relaxation in everlasting peace.

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