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Aussie Life

Aussie life

2 September 2022

11:00 PM

2 September 2022

11:00 PM

Anthony Albanese’s republican sympathies were a matter of public record when a Voice to Parliament wasn’t even a whisper in Linda Burney’s ear. But while the PM’s appointment of an Assistant Minister for the Republic during the week of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee suggests his keenness to cut the Commonwealth cord is undiminished, his early commitment to a first-term Voice referendum, and reluctance to say much more about a republican one other than that it is inevitable, show he has priorities.

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