Media Releases

  • Labor risks losing votes by pursuing republic

    29 June 2018

    The results of the 1999 referendum indicated that roughly one third of Labor voters voted against a republic. Many of these were traditional Labor who honour the Queen. We know this because a significant number of members of the Australian Monarchist League are Labor voters.

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  • Stop befuddling the people. Republicans must tell us what they propose

    14 June 2018

    The latest announcement that “The Australian Republic Movement will join with Labor, Liberal and Greens MPs to rally support for a republic..” (Australian 14/7/18) is an indication of how morally bankrupt our parliament is. All of these members and senators of the Federal parliament who are combining to do away with the Queen have actually sworn to ”.. be faithful and bear true allegiance..” to Her Majesty. Not, as republicans claim “the British Queen” but to the Queen as Queen of Australia.

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  • Shorten Confirms Labor Republic Campaign

    10 June 2018

    John Donne wrote in the 16th century “For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.”

    With his announcement that a move towards a republic should be progressed alongside a treaty with Australia's indigenous people, the bell could now be tolling for Bill Shorten.

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  • MONARCHISTS OPPOSE SECTION 44 COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

    18 May 2018

    The Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters Inquiry into matters relating to section 44 of the Constitution have just released their report.

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  • SECTION 44 (AGAIN!)

    13 May 2018

    The High Court has cut across the more liberal thinking of politicians on the meaning of sole allegiance in section 44 of the Australian Constitution and has allowed them no latitude.

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  • Constitutional Referendum Unnecessary

    03 May 2018

    It is disappointing that the chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters has seen fit to voice her private opinion on Section 44 of the Australian Constitution prior to the release of the already delayed report of the committee.

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  • Keating Is Wrong

    02 April 2018

    Letter to the Editor

    The Australian

    Paul Keating is wrong. He is wrong when he says that Prince Charles wants Australia to become a republic. He is wrong when he says Australia cannot be great when it “borrows the monarch of Great Britain.” (The Australian April 2, 2018)

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  • Brisbane Royal Walkabout

    29 March 2018

    The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall arrive in Brisbane next Wednesday, the 4th April. There will be an official ceremonial welcome to Australia at Old Government House and this will be followed by a walk through the City Botanic Gardens scheduled to commence at 1:15 pm at the Gardens Theatre end of the Gardens.

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  • Monarchists Delighted at Next Week’s Royal Visit

    27 March 2018

    The Australian Monarchist League is delighted that the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will be in Australia in just over a week’s time arriving on April 4, 2018. The Prince of Wales will be opening the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen.

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  • Disgraceful Labor Motion. No Good Reason to Wait for Queen’s Death

    26 February 2018

    Julian Hill MP, Federal Labor Member for Bruce has issued a notice of motion “I give notice that on the next day of sitting I shall move that this house acknowledge that there is no good reason to wait for the death of Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God, Queen of Australia and her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth, in order to become a republic.” The notice was seconded by Graham Perrett MP Federal Labor Member for Moreton.

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