Kate Middleton & Prince William Enjoy Australia’s Capital City

Posted Thursday April 24, 2014 8:25 AM GMT

Radiant in white, Kate Middleton joined her hubby Prince William for reception hosted by the Governor General Peter Cosgrove and Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove at Government House on Thursday (April 24).

Enjoying their time in the capital city Canberra, Australia the royal couple mingled with guests on day 18 of their active royal tour.

After the reception, the Duchess of Cambridge slipped on an emerald coat and let her hair down for a visit to the portrait gallery.

Meanwhile, Prince William and his lovely wife are dealing with the tragic death of Camilla Parker Bowles’ younger brother, Mark Shand. He suffered a head injury after a fall and passed away in the hospital.

"The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were saddened to learn this morning of the tragic death of Mark Shand," a spokesman for the couple said Wednesday. "Their thoughts are with The Duchess of Cornwall and her family at this time."

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