Prince Charles plays cricket, while Camilla presents Melbourne Cup
6 November 2012 Last updated at 10:46 GMT
Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall arrived in Melbourne as part of their Pacific tour to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
Prince Charles tried his hand at tapestry and cricket, later the Duchess of Cornwall presented a trophy to the winner of the Melbourne Cup, Australia's biggest horse-racing event.
Ben Geoghegan reports.