Australia embraces Prince Harry and Meghan after pregnancy announcement

Breaking news: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting their first child

Prince Harry, Meghan expecting child in spring

On day one of Duke and Duchess of Sussex's first global tour together, the couple made an appearance at the Sydney Opera House with a 2000-strong crowd there to greet them.

Kicking off a trip that will include Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand, the couple began by seeing the sights of Sydney.

Most of their two-week tour will be spent in Australia, where they'll meet with locals and focus on youth leadership projects - Harry was recently named Commonwealth Youth Ambassador - but also stop by some of the sights, including Bondi Beach and the Sydney Opera House.

Dunne first managed to get a smooch with Harry after he wrapped up a stint with the Australian army in 2015.

Members of the royal family have stated they are "delighted" for the couple, but how exactly did Prince Harry and Meghan Markle break the news to their family?

The bookies' instant pick was Diana -the name of the late princess who was mother to both Prince Harry and his older brother Prince William - along with Arthur and Alice. I said, "Well you should, because your mother, you know, produces them to us".

Mrs Dunne said: "It was lovely to meet the duchess, Meghan".

"I don't think he's changed very much", she told The Today Show this morning.

Meghan laughed: "Our first baby gift!" "All good things", Meghan told Mrs Dunne.

Ms Gee, who is based in Sydney, said it was a "wonderful surprise" to see Meghan in one of her designs - although had been aware it could happen after submitting several pieces for consideration. Last year, he made a whirlwind visit to cast his eye over the Invictus Games preparations, where he charmed his fans during torrential rain.

The visit to Australia is their first overseas tour since Harry, 34, married the former Hollywood actress in May.

The couple was greeted by Australia's Governor General Peter Cosgrove and his wife, Lynne Cosgrove, who presented the Duke and Duchess with an adorable kangaroo stuffed animal and tiny little booties for their baby-to-be.

But while the Duchess has been inundated with support from across the United Kingdom and her native America, there's one very stateside tradition that she's expected to miss out on.

"I wished them well with the baby on the way and said this is what Harry has been waiting for for so long". The sporting event, founded by Harry in 2014, gives sick and injured military personnel and veterans the opportunity to compete in sports such as wheelchair basketball.

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