The monarch, 96, met retired judge Margaret Beazley on Wednesday at her Berkshire home.
She was pictured standing without her walking stick, wearing a summery bright yellow dress with a blue floral pattern.
The pair were pictured shaking hands during the official engagement as the monarch greeted the Governor in her Oak Room sitting room.
The Queen is monarch of Australia and Ms Beazley is her representative in New South Wales.
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