The Duke of York Visits Gold Coast

The Duke of York visited the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and saw the excellent work they undertake to support injured animals and endangered species.  HRH was able see Koalas being treated and the important work of the Sanctuary to support Echidnas and Tasmanian Devils.  To find out more about the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary see here.

HRH visits Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

HRH visits Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Later The Duke visited the Carrara Sports and Leisure Complex to receive a briefing on plans for The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.  HRH was also able to meet Volunteers involved in supporting the Games.  To find out more about the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games see here.

HRH meets Commonwealth Games Volunteers

The Duke of York meets Commonwealth Games Volunteers

The Duke then visited the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct where he was able to see the excellent resources being developed in the Gold Coast as a result of the Games Initiative.  At the Institute of Glycomics, HRH met researchers involved in developing a new vaccine for malaria.

HRH meets researchers developing a vaccine for malaria

HRH meets researchers developing a vaccine for malaria

Later that evening The Duke attended a reception for the Queensland Community and State Dinner at Government House.