The official start of the Commonwealth games by the Queen! Approximately 80,000 people filled the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) to watch the ceremony and hear Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, declare the Games open.
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1pm-4:30pm Women's Preliminary Games - Jamaica v Singapore, St Vincent & Grenadines v New Zealand (State Netball Hockey Centre)
6:30pm-10pm Women's Preliminary Games - England v Malawi, Wales v Australia (State Netball Hockey Centre)
The Opening Ceremony was watched by more than 100,000 people along banks of the Yarra and in Live Sites. An estimated 1.5 billion people worldwide also tuned in to the start of the event.