Why has the Royal Tour been so successful in Australia and New Zealand?

April 28, 2014

According to BBC New:

…for all the changes which have occurred in Australia and New Zealand over the past 60 years, the system of constitutional monarchy appears, at the moment, to be more firmly entrenched in both countries than it has been for a good many years.

Mr Abbott expressed it this way: “The best things in life are those that have stood the test of time.”

He was referring to the monarchy, and the visit of William, Catherine and baby George has given Australia and New Zealand a close-up glimpse of a tried and tested institution in an up-dated, 21st Century format.

To read the entire article on BBC News, please click here.


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