In Australia, a Republic Is Back on the Agenda

Cutting the umbilical cord doesn’t mean we want to be American or French. We want a Head of State not obliged to a King but obliged to the Australian people.

With the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Australia is once again considering the republican question. For a country that saw its last reforming prime minister thrown out of office by the queen’s representative, breaking with the royal family is a necessary task.

Source: In Australia, a Republic Is Back on the Agenda

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