Republicanism expiration date

April 7, 2014

According to The Telegraph:

At last year’s federal election, a party representing republicans received just 2,997 votes – far less than that received by the pirate party, the sex party or a party for smokers’ rights.

As around the world people conduct national struggles and vie for greater independence, Australians have been snuggling ever closer to their foreign head of state. A poll in February found support for a republic was at 39 per cent – a 20-year low. Meanwhile, the impending and eagerly awaited visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge…with young Prince George, has generated intense interest.

To read the entire article in The Telegraph, please click here.

Queen Elizabeth II and the Anglican Bishop of Canberra and Goulburn. Photo by Peter Ellis

Queen Elizabeth II and the Anglican Bishop of Canberra and Goulburn. Photo by Peter Ellis

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