Queen's role compromises of 'two key elements' as monarch slows down on duties

In recent months, the Queen has had to step back from various royal duties due to

ongoing episodic mobility problems, which the palace previously stated that the

monarch was suffering from. Although her schedule has had to be adjusted, the

Queen still hold two key elements in her reigning role. Speaking on Australia's Today show,

9Honey's royal reporter Natalie Oliver discussed the "cutting down" of the Queen's royal agenda.

Speaking to Today's hosts David Campbell and Allison Langdon,

Ms Oliveri said: "It's basically a cutting dow of these official duties".

She added: "This means, as you mentioned, the Prince of Wales is now taking on a greater role within the monarchy.

Also, some of the Queen's other family members.