Queen Elizabeth II’s secret letter to Australia locked in a safe, find out why

A secret letter written by Queen Elizabeth II is locked away in a safe in Sydney, and what’s interesting is that it can’t be opened for 63 years!

According to 7NEWS Australia, the letter is inside a safe in a historic building in Sydney and was written by her in November 1986 and is addressed to the people of Sydney.

7NEWS Australia reports that no one, not even the Queen’s personal staff, is aware of what the letter says as it is hidden inside a glass case in a secure location. One thing is certain, however: it cannot be opened before 2085.

Addressed to the Lord Mayor of Sydney, the instruction reads: “On such a suitable day as you choose in the year 2085 AD, please open this envelope and convey to the citizens of Sydney my message.”

It is simply signed “Elizabeth R.”

As head of state, Queen Elizabeth II has visited Australia 16 times.

“From her famous maiden voyage to Australia, the only reigning sovereign to ever visit, it was clear that Her Majesty held a special place in her heart for Australia,” Albanese said in a statement on Friday.

“Fifteen more tours before cheering crowds in every part of our country confirmed the special place she held in ours,” Albanese added.

In 1999, Australia held a referendum on whether to remove the Queen as head of state, but it was defeated, CNN reported.

On Friday, the iconic Sydney Opera House was lit up with a tribute to the Queen.

Neighboring Commonwealth country New Zealand also officially proclaimed King Charles III as head of state on Sunday in a televised ceremony, CNN reported.

Meanwhile, on Sunday, Australia proclaimed King Charles III as head of state, the first new monarch in 70 years.

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