“Time bomb” for republicans – Younger voters prefer monarchy

February 6, 2014

According to The Sydney Morning Herald:

Backing for an Australian republic has collapsed to a 20-year low, with just 39.4 per cent of Australians saying they support a republic.

Support was lowest among older Australians and Generation Y voters…

Australians for a Constitutional Monarchy national convener David Flint said the findings were a ”time bomb” for the republican movement, with support among 18 to 35 year olds at 35.6 per cent. More people in this age bracket oppose a republic than support it.

”That is a time bomb, I believe, for republicans, because you don’t have that investment for the future,” Professor Flint said.

To read the entire article and poll results in The Sydney Morning Herald, please click here.

Photo of Queen Elizabeth II by Edgley Cesar

Photo of Queen Elizabeth II by Edgley Cesar

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