The Queen in Canberra: Her majesty meets 7ft tall basketball player
Elizabeth Cambage, who is 7ft in heels and 6ft 8in without, was representing the sporting world at the exclusive dinner at Parliament House in Canberra thrown by Prime Minister Julia Gillard for the visiting Queen and Duke of Edinburgh.
According to the Mirror, she said of meeting the Queen: 'Julia Gillard brought her over to me and she looked up at me and said 'you must be a basketball player'.
'I said, "how can you tell?" and the Queen replied, "you must find it very easy". We had a little chuckle and she moved on.
'She was lovely and so sweet, very Queenie. She carries herself with so much grace and has time for everyone.'
The Queen has so far been enjoying many of Australia's sights on her 11-day trip, including their version of the Chelsea Flower Show, Floriade.