The Republic

Here’s a heads up. If you really want to know what Aussies in 2010 think about our country becoming a republic just flip a coin.

America's favourite game show host Mr Guy Smiley

According to the odds, there’s a 50-50 chance of turning up the head of Queen Elizabeth.

Eleven years since a referendum was held to settle the republic debate, Australians seem just as divided about cutting their ties to a monarch living on the other side of the world.

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  • H of SA says:

    03:19pm | 27/01/10

    Indeed, we will talk about it but we really need to see a model and a constitution. I can’t say I’m in favour of being a republic until I know precisely what would legally change in Australia. Change for the sake of change isn’t good enough for me - it… Read more »

  • Senexx says:

    08:33am | 27/01/10

    It seems the main point of a Republic has been missed.  The point of a Republic is to have the people as sovereign. Read more »


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