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Australian republicans must support the Indigenous voice referendum or risk losing theirs when the time comes | Thom Woodroofe and Tully Fletcher
A republic is not a given, and its supporters have some hard truths to grapple with about the 1999 failure and what has changed since then

Thom Woodroofe and Tully Fletcher

20, Oct, 2022 @4:46 AM

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Paul Keating speculates King Charles could renounce UK monarch’s claim on Australia
Former prime minister suggests royal family ‘would have been so glad’ if 1999 referendum on becoming a republic succeeded

Katharine Murphy Political editor

12, Oct, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Peter FitzSimons to step down as ARM chair as Abetz attacks republic campaign’s ‘elitism’
The author and journalist says his exit will pave the way for younger, more diverse voices

Cait Kelly

01, Oct, 2022 @6:50 AM

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‘The Elizabethan era has ended’: what is the path forward for Australia’s republicans?
Republicans are facing a battle for the hearts and minds of ordinary Australians who are firmly in the ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ camp

Tory Shepherd

27, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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King Charles’ ascension will not make the Australian republican cause any easier | Trent Zimmerman
As a longtime republican, I am pessimistic about achieving it soon – there is neither broad public support nor consensus about what model it should take

Trent Zimmerman

24, Sep, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Abolish the monarchy and replace the whole sordid crew with a marsupial! | First Dog on the Moon
Put down your axe sirrah! There may be a member of the royal family up in that eucalypt

First Dog on the Moon

23, Sep, 2022 @6:17 AM

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If Australia is going to farewell the monarchy for good, let’s not be humble in our republican ambitions | Peter Lewis
Republicanism is not just about who wears the crown. It is about where power is vested – and critically how it is vested

Peter Lewis

20, Sep, 2022 @12:31 AM

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Guardian Essential poll: Australians divided on whether King Charles should be head of state
Survey respondents split 50-50 but women, older voters and Coalition supporters more likely to back new monarch, poll suggests

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

19, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Guardian Australia readers on the Queen’s death: affection but also an opportunity
While there is widespread respect for Elizabeth II, many see her death as a catalyst for Australia to finally become a republic

Guardian readers

18, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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The pageantry of the royal succession has all but eliminated debate on an Australian republic | Malcolm Farr
The full apparatus of the monarchy has been deployed to preserve itself – rousing nostalgia for an age when the world bowed to Britain

Malcolm Farr

16, Sep, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Julia Gillard says Australia will ultimately become republic after death of Queen Elizabeth II
Former PM endorses Anthony Albanese’s view to wait on debate, saying ‘no rush’ on moving away from British head of state

Paul Karp

15, Sep, 2022 @11:05 PM

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Anthony Albanese’s deference to the throne might be the best way to ensure constitutional change | Sarah Martin
The PM’s embrace of tradition after the Queen’s passing may rankle, but rushing into a republican vote could doom the referendum on the Indigenous voice as well

Sarah Martin

15, Sep, 2022 @7:33 AM

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