Prince Charles kicks off his 16th tour of Australia

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Earlier that day, Prince Charles and Camilla had tested their hand at table tennis, while the Duchess also played pool, during a tour of the athletes' village.

Jase: "Hello Charles. Is it true that you carry your own toilet seat when you travel?" "Oh, don't believe all that cr*p".

On Wednesday, the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall graced the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.

Commonwealth Game bosses have leapt to the defence of Prince Charles' wife Camilla, saying she was not bored but jet-lagged during last night's Gold Coast opening ceremony.

And while he was there he was quizzed on claims made in a new biography that Charles carries his own toilet seat everywhere he goes.

Pictures of Camilla thumbing through a programme in the VIP box between her husband Prince Charles and Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull were widely circulated on social media, prompting some users to criticise the 70-year-old for failing to show more appreciation.

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The exposé, written by British investigative writer Tom Bower, is titled the Rebel Prince: The Power, Passion and Defiance of Prince Charles, make ludicrous claims like Charles sending multiple bedrooms' worth of furniture before of an overnight visit to a friend, including his own bottled water and toilet seat.

The Duchess did not reply but instead gave a bit of a groan.

Upon arrival, the couple was greeted in Brisbane by Governor-General Peter Cosgrove with a 21-gun salute.

Charles and Camilla wandered among hundreds of well-wishers who had risked rain to see them before visiting a Brisbane children's hospital.

The visit starting Wednesday equals his mother Queens Elizabeth II's tally of 16 royal tours of the former British colony and comes as the monarch winds back her global travel commitments.