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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Australia may turn republic once Queen's reign ends: Malcolm Turnbull - Firstpost

Canberra: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said Australia may turn republic but only after Queen Elizabeth II's reign ends, reports said on Sunday. Speaking at Australian Republican Movement's (ARM) 25th anniversary dinner overnight, ...

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 ...

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 reaffirms support for republic in passionate speech - The Sydney Morning Herald

In a passionate speech marking the 25th anniversary of the Australian Republican Movement, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has reaffirmed his support for an Australian republic. But he warned that the time would not be ripe for such a move until after ...

Shorten on board with PM's republic plan - The New Daily

Federal Opposition leader Bill Shorten says he will work with the government to help deliver an Australian head of state if there is a renewed push for the country to become a republic, . Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull last night reaffirmed his ...

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 ...

Australian republicans claim majority of MPs oppose monarchy - BBC News

A majority of Australian MPs want to break ties with the British monarchy, the nation's republican lobby claims. The Australian Republican Movement says 81 of 150 MPs and 40 of 76 senators favour the move, citing public statements from the politicians.

Bill Shorten canes 'crybaby' Malcolm Turnbull over union robocalls - The Australian

Bill Shorten has labelled Malcolm Turnbull the country's “number one crybaby” after the Prime Minister hit back at a union-led robocall campaign with his own recorded phone message to explain and defend the government's pension changes.

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 ...

Majority of parliamentarians support Australian republic - NEWS.com.au

NEW numbers show a majority of parliamentarians support the push for Australia to become a republic. On the eve of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's highly anticipated speech to mark the 25th anniversary of the republican movement, the new figures from ...

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 ...

Most MPs and senators want to ditch monarchy, says Australian Republican Movement - The Guardian

Malcolm Turnbull in 1999 on the eve of the Australian referendum on the monarchy, when he was chairman for the Australian Republican Movement. Photograph: Mark Baker/Reuters. Republicanism ...

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 ...

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 ...

Australian PM says move to become a republic should only take place 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. December 19, 2016 02:58 GMT. the Queen at 90 February 1954: Queen Elizabeth II attends a garden party in Sydney, ...