Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull lays out plans for how to scrap royal rule - The Independent

Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has reaffirmed his support for an Australian republic and explained how a two-vote system could lead to a successful referendum, though he does not see it taking place during the Queen's lifetime. Speaking at ...

Eric Abetz tells Malcolm Turnbull to drop republic talk - The Australian Financial Review

On Saturday night Mr Turnbull said the republic issue should stay on ice until after the Queen's reign. AP. Phillip Coorey. Share on Facebook · Share on twitter. by Phillip Coorey. Disgruntled former cabinet minister Eric Abetz has taken issue with ...

Malcolm Turnbull outlines roadmap to break away from the UK - but only after Queen's reign ends - International Business Times UK

Australian PM pays tribute to Queen: 'Few of us can say that we are not Elizabethans'. Rachel Middleton. By Rachel Middleton. Updated December 21, 2016 14:06 GMT. the Queen at 90 February 1954: Queen Elizabeth II attends a garden party in Sydney, ...

Australia's prime minister Malcolm Turnbull calls for two votes to break away from the mother country - Telegraph.co.uk

Australia's prime minister has outlined a roadmap for breaking away from Britain, renewing calls for a republic down under. In Malcolm Turnbull's first speech on the topic since he took the leadership last year, the staunch republican called for a two ...

Get ready for a republic, says Australian PM - The Times (subscription)

Australia's prime minister has told his nation to be ready to become a republic after the Queen dies. Malcolm Turnbull, a staunch republican who led the cause before a failed referendum in 1999, said his support for an Australian head of state stemmed ...

Australian republican movement a 'superficial' issue: Abetz - The Australian

Liberal senator Eric Abetz has dismissed the Australian republican movement as a “superficial” issue which interests those within the “Canberra bubble” more than the everyday people in the community. The Tasmanian senator and former Abbott cabinet ...

Australia republic debate: Bill Shorten keen to help Malcolm Turnbull make it a reality - NEWS.com.au

BILL Shorten has said Malcolm Turnbull has put an Australian republic in the too-hard basket but has offered to work with him to make it a reality. Mr Shorten said it was disappointing the prime minister was unwilling to be more ambitious after Mr ...

Malcolm Turnbull's peculiar passion for a republic - The Sydney Morning Herald

It's a peculiar type of passion that can be put on hold. Yet there was the Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, assuring the republican movement he helped to found that he remains a believer, a passionate one. He still wants Australia to grow up, and stop ...

Republicans welcome Liberals' backing - The Australian

Australian republicans have seized upon support from conservative Liberal MPs as evidence of widespread backing for their cause as Malcolm Turnbull's weekend speech sparked a new political fight on the issue. Republicans rubbished claims people would ...

Australia should be republic after Queen Elizabeth: PM Turnbull - Times of India

SYDNEY: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has renewed his call for a republic, but only after Queen Elizabeth II's reign, as he outlined a road map for breaking away from the British monarchy. Turnbull -- a staunch republican who led the cause ...

Malcolm Turnbull disappoints crowd at Australian Republican Movement birthday - The Sydney Morning Herald

There was an air of palpable disappointment among the 300-odd guests who paid $150 a head to hear the Prime Minister speak on the future of an Australian republic on Saturday night. Sure there was some rousing rhetoric from Malcolm Turnbull about ...

Shorten willing to help PM push republic - Sky News Australia

Bill Shorten says the prime minister has put an Australian republic in the too- hard basket after Malcolm Turnbull restated his belief the change wouldn't happen until after the Queen's reign. Speaking at the 25th anniversary of the Australian Republic ...

New regent before Aussie republic - Turnbull - Radio New Zealand

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is again pushing for an Australian republic, but says it's not likely before the end of Queen Elizabeth's reign. Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at a recent press conference in Sydney. Photo: SAEED ...

Malcolm Turnbull calls for inclusive grassroots movement for Australian republic - ABC Online

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has reaffirmed his support for an Australian republic but says the country will not support the change happening before Queen Elizabeth ends her reign. Key points: Next referendum to make Australia a republic needs to be ...

Grattan on Friday: Big issues out of Malcolm Turnbull's reach - ABC Online

As he joins the Australian Republican Movement at its 25th anniversary celebration on Saturday, Malcolm Turnbull will surely have a rueful thought for what might have been. If the 1999 referendum, in which he led the "yes" case, had been won, he more ...

Australia getting closer to becoming a Republic - Starts at 60

It's the debate the keeps rearing its head and it looks like Australia is now getting even closer to ditching the monarchy and becoming a Republic. New figures from the Australian Republican Movement have found the majority of politicians from both ...

Are New Zealand and Australia still best friends? - Newshub

New Zealand and Australia have an extraordinarily close relationship, thanks in part to the recent 'bromance' between John Key and Malcolm Turnbull. So how might things change in 2017 with Bill English in charge? Australia correspondent Jason Morrison ...

Turnbull has done little to bring us smaller government - The Australian

It is surprising that, after asserting there has been a “tearing apart of the political centre”, Paul Kelly then has to ask “where is the centre ground now?” (14/12). He rightly concludes that in Australia neither Malcolm Turnbull nor Bill Shorten are ...

Republican PM angers Coalition colleagues - dailytelegraph.com.au

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has managed to upset his Coalition colleagues as well as the Australian Republican Movement by weighing into the monarchy debate — despite admitting it was an issue that was no longer important. On the weekend, the ...

Malcolm Turnbull calls for inclusive grassroots movement for Australian republic - AZERTAC News

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has reaffirmed his support for an Australian republic but says the country will not support the change happening before Queen Elizabeth ends her reign. According to Abc News, in a speech to the Australian Republican ...