‘Residence and strength’: Royals pay tribute on Australia Day amid bushfire ...

January 26 marks Australia Day, the official national day marking the arrival of the British fleet at Port Jackson in 1778. The country has been engulfed in a bushfire crisis in recent weeks. The Royal Family twitter account which updates followers on the Queen and other royals wrote: “Wishing you all a happy Australia Day!

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“This Australia Day, we commend the incredible residence and strength and the Australian people.”

This was accompanied an emoji of the Australian flag.

Kensington Palace, the Twitter account for Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge did similar.

The account wrote: “Wishing all our Australian followers a happy Australia Day!”

kate middleton newsThe royals have payed tribute on Australia Day amid the bushfire crisis (Image: GETTY)

queenThe Royal Family account shared photos of the Queen in Australia (Image: Royal Family Twitter)

This was also joined by an Australian flag emoji.

It continued: “This year we pay tribute to the incredible strength and resilience of all the Australian people and communities who have been affected by the devastating bushfires.”

The current bushfire season began in June 2019 and according to reports has burnt an estimated 72,000 square miles of land.

Around six thousand buildings have been destroyed.

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CAMBRIDGEThe Cambridges also tweeted a photo of themselves in the country (Image: Kensington Palace Twitter)

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