Politicians need to know that republican sentiment is deeply felt


Prince Charles, the Royal Tourist, and Kim Beazley, the new Governor of Western Australia, illustrate both the status quo and the potential for constitutional change.

  • John Warhurst
  • Brisbane Times

The role of the British monarchy in Australia delivers weird moments like Charles opening the Commonwealth Games flanked by two beaming but straight-jacketed republicans, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Queensland Premier…

Baur 8hEvery Australian political leader, including Liberal leaders, is now a declared republican.

Royal visits inevitably generate publicity around the republic cause and the Australian Republic Movement sought to leverage this visit to its advantage, supported by Paul Keating, by concentrating on Charles’ past personal…

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