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Image of the Melbourne General Post Office at night. The building was illuminated to celebrate the arrival of Queen Victoria to Australia. The lights on the building read "God Save the Queen" and "Long May She Reign." It was a medieval custom to…

During her first royal visit in 1954, Queen Elizabeth II opened the sitting of Australia’s federal parliament at Parliament House on 15 February 1954. As this photograph from the Western Mail shows, she wore her coronation gown and the sash of the…