The Duke and Duchess swatted away flies as they met with local farmers on an outback property, where they were told of the impact of the drought and helped out with buckets of feed for livestock.
The royal couple visited the NSW regional city for a morale-lifting visit.
The royal couple were scheduled to spend their day in Dubbo, also visiting a drought-stricken farm and a local school.
The pregnant royal - who announced on Monday that she and Prince Harry were expecting their first baby next year - cooed over Higgins' nine-week-old daughter, Luna, who was nestled safely in her mum's arms. She reportedly spent last night making the treat at Admiralty House.
'You are vital to this country. you have a lot to be proud of, ' Prince Harry told the crowd.Meghan held an umbrella over Harry's head as he delivered his speech. It didn't stop them waving their union flags.
"Hopefully the next time we see you, we'll have our little one with us", Markle told Dunne.
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Witnesses told the outlet that Reid was loudly complaining about her wrong seat assignment and the airline's lack of pillows. On the flip side, the American Pie alum says she thought she had a window seat and got upset when that wasn't the case.
Harry also encouraged those suffering due to the dry weather to seek help "when you need it", referencing his struggles with mental health issues in the wake of his mother, Princess Diana's accidental death in 1997.
Their first official engagement in Dubbo was at the dedication of a new plane for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
It's a natural fit for Prince Harry, who has made championing the cause of veterans one of his principal causes.
They had a flawless start to their 16-day visit to Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand in Sydney on Tuesday.
"I am shaking, it was incredible, I am speechless", Sovanah said afterwards.
During their tour of Australia, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were handed a koala plush toy in what might be the first of many gifts intended for the newest royal-to-be.
They will visit Melbourne on Thursday before returning to Sydney.