Media Releases

  • Excitement Grows over the Royal Visit

    15 October 2018

    The Australian Monarchist League sends its very best wishes to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the announcement that Her Royal Highness is expecting a baby. This is, of course, the first visit to Australia of the Duchess and we extend a warm welcome to Her Royal Highness.

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  • Shock, horror – A Bill of $19,000 for Royal Visit

    27 September 2018

    A bill of just under $19,000 was racked up during the recent stay of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall in Wagga Wagga during their recent official visit to Australia last April to open the Commonwealth Games.

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  • ELITIST REPUBLICANS MUST STOP BLUDGING AND PAY THEIR WAY

    09 September 2018

    To ‘bludge’ means “shirk responsibility and live off the efforts of others” and we all now know how republicans are bludging off the taxpayer, all the time.

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  • WHY DID THE REPUBLICAN’S CAMPAIGN DAY FAIL?

    03 September 2018

    The Australian Republic Movement broadcast September 1 as their Republic Campaign Day. The Labor Party spokesperson for a republic, Matt Thistlethwaite MP and so many Labor personalities were supposed to be organising BBQ’s and other meets. There were going to be membership drives and the like - all to push the erroneous concept that Australians actually do want to move to a republic. But, it was an absolute failure. There was no announcement by Bill Shorten, no TV interview with Matt Thistlethwaite. Nothing. Why was this?

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  • REPUBLICAN’S “BIG DAY OUT” BOMBS-OUT

    01 September 2018

    “The Republican’s ‘Big Day of Grass Roots National Mobilisation’ totally bombed out,” the Chair of the Australian Monarchists League, Mr Philp Benwell said today.

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  • Yes, Costs of a Royal Visit are High, but the Benefits are Far Higher

    30 August 2018

    Trying to find relevance in the face of no plebiscite and no referendum, republicans are going on about the cost of the Royal Australian Air Force flights for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their support staff during their visit to Australia in October last year to attend, open and close the Invictus Games.

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  • MONARCHISTS MOUNT BILLBOARD CAMPAIGN – REJECT THE POLITICIANS ‘REPUBLIC

    28 August 2018

    The first of September is Wattle Day, reminiscent of Australian servicemen of World Wars I and II. These were men who sacrificed much to fight for their country. The freedom and the security we enjoy in Australia today is due to them.

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  • REPUBLICANS DESECRATE NATIONAL WATTLE DAY

    28 August 2018

    Golden Wattle (Acacia pycnantha) is the national floral emblem of Australia. It is celebrated as a national Wattle Day holiday on September 1. The first celebration of Wattle Day was held on 1 September 1910 in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. During World War I sprigs of wattle and colourful badges were sold on Wattle Day to raise money for the Red Cross. Wattle was sent overseas in letters during the war and was presented to homecoming service men and women at what must have been an emotional moment.

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  • ELITE REPUBLICANS MUST STOP BLUDGING ON STUDENTS AND PAY THEIR WAY

    08 August 2018

    “The Australian Republican Movement must stop bludging on students and behave like any other group and pay for facilities they use at Sydney University”, Chairman of the Australian Monarchists League, Mr Philip Benwell said today.

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  • ARM Links with Shorten Labor

    27 July 2018

    The Australian Republican Movement has established a campaign team with Shorten Labor to promote a republic.

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