On Friday, Pia Miller raised a glass in remembrance of the late Queen Elizabeth II.
The 38-year-old Home and Away actress raised her gin and tonic in a salute to the monarch when she was watching the NRL Panthers vs. Eels at Penrith’s BlueBet Stadium.
With a lime wedge garnish, she snapped a picture of the ice-cold beverage and posted it to Instagram with the message, “G&T. A toast to Her Majesty.”
Four side photos of the Queen in black and white from various eras of her lengthy life were shared earlier in the day by Pia.
She was dressed with elegance, grace, and strength. In peace, please. Our darling Queen,” she captioned the photo on Instagram.
Queen Elizabeth II’s passing has prompted the first shift in the head of state in more than seven decades, and Australia has joined the rest of the world in sorrow.
Early on Friday (AEST), a statement from Buckingham Palace revealed the 96-year-passing. old’s
The Queen passed away quietly this afternoon at Balmoral, according to Buckingham Palace.
The King and The Queen Consort will stay at Balmoral until this evening and travel back to London the next day.
Australia’s flags will be flown at half-mast on Friday while the country waits to learn how the official mourning process will be handled.
The Queen, who will be followed by her son King Charles III, received praise from Prime Minister Anthony Albanese as well. This development is anticipated to reignite the republican discussion in Australia.
In a statement, Mr. Albanese stated that “an historic reign and a lengthy life committed to duty, family, faith and service has come to an end.”
The government and people of Australia extend their sincere condolences to the royal family, who are mourning the loss of a cherished mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who served as their greatest source of inner strength for a very long time.
It was evident that Her Majesty retained a special place in her heart for Australia from her renowned first visit to Australia, when she was the only reigning sovereign to ever go, according to Mr. Albanese.
Before enthusiastic crowds in every region of our nation acknowledged the special place she held in ours, she completed fifteen more tours.
Since the start of her reign in February 1952, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor has served as monarch of the UK and 14 Commonwealth realms, including Australia.
The only reigning queen to visit Australia, according to Mr. Albanese, “it was apparent from her historic first journey that Her Majesty (shown) retained a special place in her heart for Australia.” (Shot following a Commonwealth Day Service in Sydney, Australia, in March 2006, receiving flowers from eager schoolchildren waving flags)