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Politicians’ republic expires with the Coronation

Unintended consequences from the republican ‘silver bullet’

13 May 2023

9:00 AM

13 May 2023

9:00 AM

The ailing politicians’ republic has finally given up the ghost.

Australia’s future now seems assured as a crowned republic with an Australian as head of state.

Curiously, it was the Australian Republican Movement’s (ARM’s) very own silver bullet that made the politicians’ republic unachievable.

In saying he didn’t want to ‘rush’ a republic referendum, regular royal oath swearer, Prime Minister Albanese, seems to be backing away from a second referendum.

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