Queen’s Birthday (QLD)


Australia’s Queen, Elizabeth II, is also Queen of Antigua, the Bahamas, Barbados, Barbuda, Belize, Canada, Grenada, Jamaica, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu; and, of course, the United Kingdom.

Elizabeth was crowned Queen of the Commonwealth in 1952 at the age of 26. Her son, Prince Charles, is the current heir apparent.