The royal couple have begun their designated day off by playing with young George on the lawns outside Government House.
An encounter with the kangaroos on the lawns of Government House in Canberra seems par for the course for any visiting royal. But do the British royals have something else up their sleeve for their rest day in Canberra on Monday?
Laughter rang out and there was even the odd round of applause.
There's one tag Lucas Meserve will never snip from his outdoor gear. It's light green and has a nine-digit ''baacode''.
China is building large covert informant networks inside Australia's leading universities, prompting Australia to strengthen its counter-intelligence capabilities.
The National Health and Medical Research Council's guidelines on drinking during pregnancy provide insufficient and potentially alarming advice to women about the effects of low-level drinking, a leading pharmacist says.
"De l'ombre a la lumiere" - from the shadow into the light - reads the inscription on the door of the museum at Fromelles, which opens in two months to commemorate one of World War I's fiercest battles.
Finally it was George's day. The nine-month-old prince made his much anticipated Australian debut, generously sharing the occasion with a bilby named in his honour.
Australians have the chance for a relatively rare glimpse of some of the most important documents in the country's history.
If meeting the royal family - including two future kings - is not enough to boost your public profile and help save your species from extinction, who knows what is?