Even in a Republic, the Commonwealth has a continuing role

We should not use public apathy towards Commonwealth Day and the current involvement of the royal ...  
Commonwealth Day has had its day

Commonwealth Day was met with complete silence in Australia this year, suggesting we push for a ...  
A safer way to ditch the monarchy

The republic model proposed by the ARM of an elected head of state has been met with criticism.  
Australia's republic goal is getting closer

History editor Dr Glenn Davies explores the background to a new republic model so we can vote for ...  
Lessons for Australia from the Capitol attacks

We must consider changes to the Australian Constitution to prevent an attack on our own democracy ...  
November is time for Australian republican remembering

November is Australia’s season for remembering efforts to bring about an Australian republic.  
Despite royal family’s scandals, Australia is unlikely to ditch monarchy

The royal family is facing its biggest crisis since the abdication of Edward VIII, as Prince ...  
Australian Republic Movement on track for reform

With Queen Elizabeth's reign nearing its end, the Australian Republic Movement is working on a new ...  
A roadmap for a republic and other real reforms

We should consider a new proposal setting out a pathway for achieving an Australian republic as ...  
Prince Philip passes away, years after Australian knighting controversy

The death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh on 9 April 2021 at the age of 99 has brought ...  
A proposal for a constitutional republic

Australia has fallen behind many developed nations in clinging to the monarchy and it's time for a ...  
Oprah royal interview pushes momentum for Australian republic

Oprah Winfrey’s “tell-all” interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry was for viewers ...  
Looking to Germany for an Australian republic model

Australia could follow the example set by the German system of government to find a way to achieve ...  
Religion retains hold on Australian politics in 'soft theocracy'

Until Australia becomes a republic, our democracy still embraces archaic religious ideology with ...  
BOOK REVIEW: The Palace Letters

Dr Glenn Davies reviews a book by Professor Jenny Hocking that finally reveals the truth of the ...  
Our political culture is rotting at its core

Australia's outmoded electoral system must change if we are to see the end of dirty tactics like ...  
Wren's week: Australia must reckon with its ugly history

Next Tuesday is Australia Day, a vexed day on the calendar.  
Palace letters: Murdoch helps Morrison to mug Australian history

Six months ago, the historic release of the Palace letters set off a campaign to perpetuate an ...  
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