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Linda Edwards followed POW & Climate Action 2021-11-18 08:25:29 +1100
The Prince of Wales & Climate Change Action
The subject of climate change and proposed human intervention is one that has created deep divisions amongst Australians. Whilst it is not a matter that falls within our mandate, we have nevertheless become enmeshed because of the advocacy of the Prince of Wales in promoting action and the resulting implications this may have to the future of our system of constitutional monarchy.
Members will be well aware that I have expressed concerns over many years to his Royal Highness pointing out that as he is carrying out duties on behalf of the Queen it is incumbent on him not to make any comment on any matter of controversy and that his future subjects would obviously have differing opinions on differing issues all of which he must respect whether he agrees or not.
It is important for us, the Australian Monarchist League to be aware of the opinions of our support base on this issue and we would therefore very much appreciate your answering a couple of questions in any, sort of, survey. This will help us plan a pathway through this difficult time.
Linda Edwards signed Petition to the Senate Regarding the Platinum Jubilee 2021-08-18 14:14:06 +1000
Petition to the Senate Regarding the Platinum Jubilee
The Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II
Available only to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents
In one year's time, on 6 February 2022, the Queen will have been 70 years on the throne. A milestone never reached before by any British monarch and by only three other monarchs in known history. [The others were Louis XIV of France d 1715 (72+ years), Rama IX of Thailand d 2016 (70+ years) and Johann II of Liechtenstein d 1929 (70+ years)].
Following the Queen's visit to Australia in 1954, where an estimated 75% of Australia’s population came out to cheer her as she travelled around Australia, Australian governments did relatively little to celebrate her Golden and Diamond Jubilees and, as a consequence, they passed by relatively unnoticed.
This is an e-petition calling on the Senate to establish an all-party group to prepare nation-wide celebrations honouring the Queen on her Platinum Jubilee.
We call upon all those who honour the Queen to sign this online petition which will be tabled in the Senate in its June sitting.
The current rules governing petitions to the Australian Senate require your real name and a genuine email address. Since these details may be verified by parliamentary officers it is essential that our petition does not reach any stumbling block. This petition is totally in-house and does not use any external facility. Accordingly, your details will be kept absolutely confidential at all times and names and email addresses will not be used by us unless you opt in to receive information from the Australian Monarchist League including details of the petition and its presentation and reception in the Senate.
Australian Monarchist League
PS: Some servers block links and if you are facing any difficulty in signing the petition, just send us your name and email address with permission for us to include you. [email protected]
To the Honourable President and members of the Senate in Parliament assembled:
The petition of the undersigned shows:
- 6 February 2022 will be the 70th anniversary of the accession of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to the throne of Australia.
- A platinum jubilee is a milestone never before reached by a monarch in the shared history of Australia, the United Kingdom and the 14 other Commonwealth realms. It is an historic occasion worthy of public celebration.
- On 12 January 2021 the British Parliament established an all-party parliamentary group called “The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Society of the Houses of Parliament” to discuss how to best mark the Platinum Jubilee in the United Kingdom
Your petitioners ask that the Senate:
initiate a working group, consisting of Senators and Members of the House of Representatives from all parties, to plan nationwide events to celebrate this momentous occasion.
Linda Edwards signed Petition to Protect Our Australian Way of Life 2020-07-18 14:37:20 +1000
Petition to Protect Our Australian Way of Life
Australians get to enjoy an amazing quality of life with family and friends.
Our unique and long established Westminster system of government provides us with peace and prosperity, allowing us to enjoy time with family, privately help the less fortunate in the community, and invest for future generations.
Australian Monarchist League is calling for a show of support from the Australian community to petition so we keep the current Australian Westminster system of government.
What makes Australia the best country on earth?
People, families, and communities thrive in Australia. Where else in the world can citizens receive:
Job and business opportunities
Top level healthcare
World class education
Beautiful and diverse environment
Security and regulation
The Australian government provides us with all these things, it shows how efficient and effective our system of government is.
Why is the Australian government so successful while other countries struggle?
The key difference is, Australia has its own unique Westminster system of government which contains a:
(i.e. House of Representatives)
Proposes policies and changes.
Reviews, approves and amends proposed policies and changes.
(i.e. Crown's Representative)
Takes control in exceptional circumstances.
Prime Minister can petition the Crown to dismiss the Governor-General.
The Lower House proposes policies, and the Upper House reviews, approves and can amend the proposed policies.
This two-step process distributes the power amongst the politicians and allows for constructive debate and solutions that satisfy the wider community.
The Governor-General’s role is to ensure this political process is working.
How is Australia now under threat?
The republican lobby groups are pushing to replace the Governor-General with an elected or appointed head of state that will likely belong to one of the two major Australian political parties.
If one political party held a majority in the lower house and upper house, and also held the head of state, that political party could exploit their position to remain in power uncontested.
It would be the beginning of political corruption and the end of Australia as we know it.
Sign the petition to show your support in keeping the current Australian Westminster system of government.
Linda Edwards signed Matt Thistlethwaite infers Queen is a foreign power. 2020-07-18 14:36:25 +1000
Petition Calling on Republic MP to Retract Slur on Queen
The Honourable Matt Thistlethwaite MP, Shadow Assistant Minister for Financial Services and Shadow Assistant Minister for the Republic, posted on Tuesday 14 July 2020 on his Facebook “Today’s release in full of the Palace Letters confirm that Australia needs to begin another serious discussion about an Australian as our head of state – an Australian who acts is the interests of our nation and its people, not beholden to the advice, influence and interests of a foreign power.” [meaning that the Queen acts in the interests of a ‘foreign power ‘ with the inference that she is, herself, a 'foreign power']. Mr Thistlethwaite has also publicly repeated his claims on television and elsewhere.
Please sign this petition calling on Mr Thistlethwaite to retract his unfounded and quite blatantly wrong remarks relating to the Queen of Australia as being a foreign power. The Queen and her successors will always, without question or doubt, act in the interests of Australia.
Linda Edwards answered 2020-06-07 17:00:52 +1000Q: Republicans want to remove The Queen’s Birthday Holiday. Please let us know whether you agree it should be removed (answer Yes) or whether it should stay as it is (answer No)?
Queen's Birthday Survey
There are calls by republicans and others to replace The Queen’s Birthday Holiday with – we don’t know what.
The holiday is Australia’s oldest public holiday instituted by Governor Arthur Philip in 1788. It is held in June or October in the case of WA & Qld, to suit the calendars within each State. Its purpose is to honour the Queen of Australia.
We are looking for responses from as many people as possible to determine their views on this matter. We believe that most will be against change and the answers will bolster our arguments to retain the holiday.
Linda Edwards signed Funding for the ABC 2020-04-09 15:42:50 +1000I would love to support the ABC but it is far too biased now.
Congratulating the Prime Minister
Labor leader, Anthony Albanese has called on the prime minister to provide more funding to the ABC. The prime minister has rejected the call and should be congratulated.
To the Prime Minister, the Hon. Scott Morrison MP
CANBERRA ACT 2600
I applaud your decision in dismissing the call from Labor leader, Anthony Albanese, to reverse the government’s funding freeze on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Linda Edwards signed ABC Refuses to Broadcast Queen's Message 2020-04-04 19:50:56 +1100
ABC Refuses to Broadcast Queen's Message
WE WON - THE ABC AIRED THE BROADCAST JUST PRIOR TO THEIR 7 PM NEWS ON MONDAY 6 APRIL.
There is therefore no need to sign the petition, although, if you are new to the Australian Monarchist League, please consider signing up to receive our updates.
The Queen's Message can be viewed here.
Other than at Christmas, the Queen has made few televised addresses but she is to make an address to the Commonwealth tomorrow, Sunday 5 April 2020.
However,our understanding is that the ABC is purposefully not broadcasting the message. We call on all monarchists to sign this online petition calling on the public broadcaster to air the message from the Queen of Australia to her people.
I call on the Australian Broadcasting Authority to broadcast the message from the Queen which is to be released on Sunday 5 April, 2020.