A republic is a vision for the future of australia becoming a republic is the last stepping stone australia needs to cross to become a fully independent nation the concept of a republic is about trusting the sovereignty of the nation to the citizens who inhabit it. This is a brief sketch of why australia should not ‘become a ‘republic’, but stick to the familiar concept of a constitutional democracy, retaining the office of governor-general as head of state. Should australia become a republic, and, if so, how should the new head of state be chosen, and what powers should they have overall aim the overall aim of this research unit is for you to become fully acquainted with the ongoing debate about the institutions of australian democracy, and be able to participate in them as an informed citizen. I think we should become a republic because we are growing and if the queen is supposed to be head of australia she should live here and england is nearly on the other side of earth but the queen. As we roll out the red carpet for the queen, her visit to australia has re-ignited a long running debate over whether we should become a republic.
The debate over whether australia should become a republic is again on the cards with many believing we should leave the royals behind. A statement from australians for constitutional monarchy on why australia should not become a republic australia is the world's sixth oldest continuous democracy after britain, usa, canada, switzerland and sweden. This is a matter of personal opinion there is no right or wrong answer, and there are pros and cons to the argument for australia becoming a republic.
Julia baird, presenter: the campaign for australia to become a republic has been fought for nearly 20 years, but momentum has suddenly swung its way. In this essay i have assessed whether or not australia should become a republic or remain a constitutional monarchy by both evaluating the current system (its pros and cons) i have been able to conclude and offer recommendations as to why australia should not become a republic. Bill shorten is renewing a push for australia to become a republic with an australian as head of state the opposition leader pledged before a melbourne event staged by the australian republic.
Australia should become a republic when the queen, royal family, knights and dames ceased to have any relevance to a majority of australians even though personally i feel no attachment to the royals, i believe that such a sentimental issue of national importance requires the consensus of a nation. My friends and i are always arguing at school about how australia should or should not become a republic i tell them that there is nothing wrong with our government and it is fine just the way it is, but their only argument is that they hate the queen and they hate the poms. Onya dropkick how could a real australian possibly say that we should not become a republic and sever the link with england completely the concept of our egalatarian people being subjects of an hereditary monarch of a foreign country should be anathema to all australians. The australian republic movement campaigns for australia to become a republic with an australian as our head of state, and the more people that come together around this common goal the stronger we are.
Kate and wills fever down under by bobinoz on april 27, 2011 australia: monarchy or republic the question: should australia ditch the monarchy and become a republic the current setup: i’m doing a school essay on the topic of whether australia should become a republic, or stay as a constitutional monarchy, and i was wondering if i. The australian republican movement held a referendum in 1999, and 55 per cent voted against australia becoming a republic that would be headed by a president and cut ties with the british crown and the westminster system. Australia should become a republic because our country should be free of the british empire and australia should make there flag something to do with the aboriginals because it is rightfully there land and we should have a republic and should not be controlled by the british and there weak sport they call soccer. The essential reasons for an australian republic are obvious and important, writes managing editor david donovan there are many good reasons why australia should become a republic, but the core ones are obvious and important.
There are obvious democratic reasons for australia to become a republic jeff sparrow the current pitch for an australian republic promises a change that will make no difference at all. Whether australia should become a republic or remain a monarchy is a perennial topic of debate, particularly around the time of australia day. Republicanism in australia is a movement to change australia's system of government from a constitutional monarchy to a republic republicanism was first espoused in australia before federation in 1901.