Submit Republics are boring! Most of Australia loves the queen. About 12 months ago the queen visited Australia as part of her Diamond Jubilee tour. During the time she was in Australia over 65 percent of Australians watched part of her tour on TV.
You see, I love the royal family. The Australian Republican Movement held a referendum inand 55 per cent voted against Australia becoming a republic that would be headed by a president and cut ties with the British crown and the Westminster system.
So why are we still talking about this issue 18 years later when we live in the most beautiful country in the world with a traditional system that already works? Can we address more important issues like the soaring prices of electricity bills?
Or question why some young Australians face the possibility of living with their parents longer because of the current housing affordability crisis?
The Australian Republican Movement defend this argument by stating that America is a completely different systemized republic and that an Australian republic would keep the same parliamentary democracy it already has, with the advantage of an Australian head of state to represent this great country.
An Australian head of state will put Australia first — the Queen or King of England will never be able to represent us properly.
Queen Elizabeth has done a fine job until now and I question if some Australian politicians genuinely represent us properly! The system has worked mighty fine until now and we all have witnessed in recent times in the US how much havoc a presidential election can cause.
I counter that too: I rather like and appreciate being part of the Commonwealth realms, it gives me a sense of security and surety to march alongside other countries, you never know when you may need your allies help.
There is a civil war in Syria, North Korea and its nuclear missile threats are no secret, Australia is tackling an epidemic of the drug ice and headlines are constantly filled with bad news.
So until then, I will eagerly wait for another grand royal wedding and prepare myself for that early sunrise wake-up call to watch Prince Harry get married. One can only hope.2 China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia.
It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over billion. It was established in by Chairman Mao, the president of the communist party. A new book claims Buckingham Palace is bemused by Australia's position on becoming a republic.
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Will Australia become a republic in the next twenty years? This is a difficult question to speculate on. The main area of law governing this issue is section of the Commonwealth of . Australia could hold a referendum on whether to become a republic within the next five years following a pledge by the opposition Labor party to hold a vote if it wins the next election.