Knights and dames reinstated

April 21, 2014

According to the Guardian:

A formal document signed by the Queen to reinstate Australian knights and dames has been published in the commonwealth Gazette…

Among the specific amendments to the constitution of the Order of Australia to implement the prime minister’s shock unilateral decision last month to reinstate knights and dames is one proclaiming that “a distinguished person who is not an Australian citizen may be appointed as an honorary Knight or Dame…”.

The non-Australian honorary knights and dames will be in addition to the maximum of four Australian knights and dames that can be appointed in any one year.

To read the entire article in the Guardian, please click here.

Queen Elizabeth II and her ladies in waiting

Queen Elizabeth II and her ladies in waiting

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