Meghan held an umbrella over Harry's head as he delivered his speech in driving rain.
"You are the backbone of this country".
Eastern Australia has been suffering through record-breaking dry periods, with some regions in and around Dubbo experiencing several years of drought.
Despite most of the area being in the middle of one of the worst droughts NSW has seen, rain is forecast for most of Wednesday. He spoke of high suicide rates and the need for a strong community to help others who are doing it tough. The kid is Luke Vincent from Buninyong Public School, and he makes friends easily.
He also expressed fear he would never be able to meet Meghan's children.
"We have learned about the knock-on effect of the drought on the community and families, livestock and crop losses, financial hardship, job losses, concerns over the future and the lack of time forest and relaxation can take a huge mental and emotional toll on farmers and their families", said Harry.
As she undertakes her first major tour while three months pregnant, the Duchess of Sussex has said that she is "running on adrenaline": that, and her homemade banana bread.
Meghan struck up conversation with a fellow new mother during her visit to the Woodley family at their Mountain View farm.
In the town, shops and pubs were decorated with banners, bunting and royal portraits.
A Dubbo bar went further to welcome the couple - who announced this week they were expecting a baby - by making a batch of "Dubbo Royale" beer.
Peter West, 62, from the city, said: "We gave him a can of special brew".
"It's like a marriage in a beer can", bar licensee Ryan Mackintosh told local publication the Daily Liberal.
While that's already quite a fitting gift for a tiny royal-to-be (ET discovered it retails for around US$6,900), it's what she says next that might clue us in to Meghan and Harry's baby name choices.
The Dubbo stop is part of a jam-packed schedule of 76 engagements across 16 days with the royals visiting Sydney, Melbourne and Queensland's Fraser Island as well as Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand.