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Republican Turnbull 'delighted' to welcome Prince Charles

Details have been released about the upcoming 12-day tour of Australia and New Zealand by Prince Charles and his wife Camilla.
Details have been released about the upcoming 12-day tour of Australia and New Zealand by Prince Charles and his wife Camilla.

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull will face his first test as a staunch republican as he hosts his first royal visit next month.

Details have been released about the upcoming 12-day tour of Australia and New Zealand by Prince Charles and his wife Camilla.

The royal couple will visit Adelaide, Canberra, Sydney, Albany and Perth during their time in Australia from November 10 to 15.

Mr Turnbull, a former chairman of the Australian Republican Movement and author of two books on the issue, has issued a statement saying he is looking forward to the visit.

"Lucy and I will be delighted to welcome The Prince and Duchess," he said.

Read more at ABC News Online.

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