On the second day of their tour to Australia, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex touched down in Dubbo, the largest city in the Orana Region.
Despite the heavy rains, Australia has been receiving the past two weeks, the lack of rains over their winter have caused massive droughts in the area.
Arriving a few minutes behind schedule, the Duke and Duchess arrived to a welcome of 150 school children and the Mayor of Dubbo, Councillor Ben Shields.
One school child, 5-year-old Luke Vincent, hugged and rubbed Harry’s beard. Although unfortunately for Harry, Luke’s favourite bearded person is Santa Claus.
Meghan was dressed in jeans from the Australian brand, Outland, shirt from Maison Kitsune, boots from JCrew and her jacket from Serena Williams’ collection.
After a quick walk across the tarmac, the royal couple visited the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS).
Celebrating their 90th anniversary, Harry and Meghan were on hand to unveil the newest addition to the fleet.
The walked around meeting health workers and learning about their work. Including the maternity services with a mannequin staged to be in labour.
And of course, any 90th anniversary would not be complete without a cake cutting.
Before departing for a meeting with a local farming to learn about how the drought is affecting them. The RFDS gifted them with a pilot teddy bear for their unborn child.
Other highlights of the day will include a community picnic in Victoria Park. Everyone in the region was invited to the picnic and despite the forecasted rain, thousands are still expected.
Picnic goers started to gather in the park early in the day to get the best spots.
Community groups are providing food and local bands are set up for entertainment, including the popular, Thirsty Merc.
Head Space will play an important role in the day as the focus of the benefit of bringing community is addressed.
The Duke will make a short speech.