Charles and Camilla in Melbourne

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales visits the Australian Tapestry Workshop in Melbourne, Australia.
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales visits the Australian Tapestry Workshop in Melbourne, Australia.
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales visits the Australian Tapestry Workshop in Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales visits the Australian Tapestry Workshop in Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales talks to children during a visit to the Australian Tapestry Workshop in Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales talks to children during a visit to the Australian Tapestry Workshop in Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales visits the Australian Tapestry Workshop in Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales visits the Australian Tapestry Workshop in Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales talks to Victorian Premier Ted Bailieu during a visit to the Australian Tapestry Workshop in Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales talks to Victorian Premier Ted Bailieu during a visit to the Australian Tapestry Workshop in Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles met with locals after visiting the Australian Tapestry Workshop in South Melbourne.

Prince Charles met with locals after visiting the Australian Tapestry Workshop in South Melbourne.

Prince Charles met with locals after visiting the Australian Tapestry Workshop in South Melbourne.

Prince Charles met with locals after visiting the Australian Tapestry Workshop in South Melbourne.

Prince Charles met with locals after visiting the Australian Tapestry Workshop in South Melbourne.

Prince Charles met with locals after visiting the Australian Tapestry Workshop in South Melbourne.

Prince Charles met with locals after visiting the Australian Tapestry Workshop in South Melbourne.

Prince Charles met with locals after visiting the Australian Tapestry Workshop in South Melbourne.

Strangers to each other Jo Green and Dimity Pettifer (who's holding photos of her cat called Camilla) were the only two people to perch themselves outside Government House in Melbourne, aiming to catch a glimpse of Prince Charles and Camilla.

Strangers to each other Jo Green and Dimity Pettifer (who's holding photos of her cat called Camilla) were the only two people to perch themselves outside Government House in Melbourne, aiming to catch a glimpse of Prince Charles and Camilla.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales greets fans during 2012 Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales greets fans during 2012 Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles and Camilla arrive at Flemington.

Prince Charles and Camilla arrive at Flemington.

Prince Charles arrives at Flemington.

Prince Charles arrives at Flemington.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall arrive at the 2012 Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall arrive at the 2012 Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall are driven past thousands of racegoers, escorted by Victorian Mounted Police on Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall are driven past thousands of racegoers, escorted by Victorian Mounted Police on Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles arrives at the Melbourne Cup.

Prince Charles arrives at the Melbourne Cup.

Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, arrive to watch the Melbourne Cup in Melbourne, Australia.

Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, arrive to watch the Melbourne Cup in Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles, center, greets the crowd after arriving to watch the running of the Melbourne Cup at Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles, center, greets the crowd after arriving to watch the running of the Melbourne Cup at Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (R) and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (C) speak with jockey Ryan Moore on Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (R) and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (C) speak with jockey Ryan Moore on Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.

Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall (C) speaks with British jockey Ryan Moore (L) and she and Prince Charles (R) meet the jockeys before the running of the Melbourne Cup horse race, in Melbourne.

Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall (C) speaks with British jockey Ryan Moore (L) and she and Prince Charles (R) meet the jockeys before the running of the Melbourne Cup horse race, in Melbourne.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales greets a racegoer on Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales greets a racegoer on Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales are greeted by thousands of racegoers on Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales are greeted by thousands of racegoers on Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall walk through the mounting yard during the 2012 Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall walk through the mounting yard during the 2012 Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.

Britain's Prince Charles (R) and his wife Camilla (L) watch the final stages of the Melbourne Cup horse race in Melbourne.

Britain's Prince Charles (R) and his wife Camilla (L) watch the final stages of the Melbourne Cup horse race in Melbourne.

Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, share a light moment before the running of the Melbourne Cup at Flemington race course.

Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, share a light moment before the running of the Melbourne Cup at Flemington race course.

Owner of Green Moon Nick Williams, left, smiles after receiving the winners trophy from Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, at the Melbourne Cup at Flemington Race Course in Melbourne, Australia.

Owner of Green Moon Nick Williams, left, smiles after receiving the winners trophy from Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, at the Melbourne Cup at Flemington Race Course in Melbourne, Australia.

Prince Charles and Duchess of York Camilla Parker-Bowles at the Melbourne Cup presentation. Photograph of the winning jockey Brett Prebble accepting his cup.

Prince Charles and Duchess of York Camilla Parker-Bowles at the Melbourne Cup presentation. Photograph of the winning jockey Brett Prebble accepting his cup.

Prince Charles stands with Camilla waiting to present the trophy under cover from the pouring rain after the Diamond Jubilee won by Eclair Suprise at Flemington.

Prince Charles stands with Camilla waiting to present the trophy under cover from the pouring rain after the Diamond Jubilee won by Eclair Suprise at Flemington.

This story Charles and Camilla in Melbourne first appeared on The Sydney Morning Herald.