The Queen of Australia has never called Australia home

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By Barry Everingham

Monarchists are referring to the Queen's planned visit to Australia in October as a homecoming. Australia has never been the Queen's home, says Barry Everingham.

Just when it seemed the Monarchists had plunged to the ultimate depths of fantasy, a new level has been reached by the ACM’s “Convenor”, the foreign-born David Flint.

He’s referring to a “homecoming” by the Queen of England if she is in Australia for the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting later this year.

A “homecoming” for God’s sake!

Her home is in England, not Australia, and while we’re visiting Flint’s fairyland, the Queen of Australia is not an Australian (as claimed by Flint), not at all, not by any stretch of the imagination. Flint had lobbed another nationality on the head of about 15 nations around the world yet she remains a Pom through and through.

Spectator editor, Tom Switzer

The professor continues his shameless promotion of the extreme Right Wing Spectator magazine who is urging the Queen to put on her gum boots and visit – wait for it – “her flood stricken subjects”.


In 2011?

What has happened to the once urbane, witty and charming Tom Switzer since he assumed the editorship of that disgraceful rag, or is he having a lend of us? I’m hoping the latter.

David Flint prattles on about “the Queen being a guest in this country”. Which means he really doesn’t believe she’s an Australian and indicates that he’s reverting to the form he adopted during the 1999 Referendum campaign.

It’s politely called “obfuscation”.  
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