injustices may eventually come home to roost as Australians realize the
scale of abuses domestically, most especially the way the police operate
as a form of Gestapo,
to quash the reporting of crimes. It does not help that Prince Charles
appears to be mixed up in a charity scandal and that prince Andrew is
ducking and diving amid a sex scandal. With Harry and Megan absent, that
and although they do good works on the environmental front, it is
alleged that they are unlikely to reform the UK, but rather carry on,
business as usual.
bone of contention is Boris Johnson being caught lying about proroguing
of parliament, leaving the system wide open, demonstrably corrupt to
the core. Australia might have a few problems at home, stemming from
Colonial Rule, but could sever ties in the move to create a fairer
system at home - all debts paid - as indeed that were after just a few
years of exploitation by the Crown. In any event, the continent would
have moved with the times, adopting technology as it came along
commercially, not at all the exclusive domain of the UK via patents or
other Intellectual Property.
It is alleged that Council's in England have been
allowed to ruin citizens lives with lies as to history and institutionalised
discrimination, as malicious vendettas, with the Crown failing to
address the injustices persistently, hence, being part of the system.
Or, indeed, sanctioning a system based on cronyism
- making great efforts to deny the people an effective remedy. Australia
has also been discriminatory toward native inhabitants in extremis, much
of which came from colonial rule as the inventors of concentration
camps, as developed in South Africa. Australia has an opportunity to
purge itself of such abhorrence. Much the same as the USA, finally broke
her chains. Long distance governance is not climate friendly, and cannot
truly provide an effective administration where those in England may not
understand the land.
EXPRESS 26 DECEMBER 2021 -THE EXPRESS - 26 DECEMBER 2021 - QUEEN ISSUED BRUTAL REPUBLICANISM WARNING AS 'FORK IN ROAD' LOOMS
Australian Labor MP Matt Thistlethwaite believes the end of the Queen's reign will mark a watershed moment for Australia. The politician told Express.co.uk: "There is much admiration and respect for the Queen in Australia and the end of her reign will be a fork in the road for Australia to decide if we want to continue with a foreign monarch as our head of state or recognise our maturity and independence and appoint an Australian as our head of state.
"The point about Charles becoming King is that it just happens and Australians don't get a say in who our head of state is.
"That's a pretty outdated concept to most Australians.
"I believe they want to have a say in who our next head of state is and I anticipate there will be a rejuvenation in republicanism in Australia when the Queen's reign ends."
The republican movement in Australia had previously successfully campaigned in favour of a referendum on the monarchy.
This vote was held in 1999 and contained two questions.
The first asked whether Australia should become a republic and the second was focused on whether the constitution of the country should be changed to add a preamble.
Australians chose in favour of retaining the Queen as their head of state, with monarchists gaining 54.87 percent of the votes against 45.13 percent.
As the end of the Queen's reign nears, Mr Thistlethwaite believes it's time to call for a new referendum on the issue.
Asked if he thought Australians were now ready to ditch the monarchy, the MP said: "Yes. Over 20 years have passed since the Australian people were consulted about our
"It's clear that Australia's constitution has gone stale and is in dire need of a refresh.
"There is widespread support for recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians in our constitution along with starting another serious discussion about having an Australian as our head of state.
"It's time for our political leaders to put this back on the agenda and outline how we might make a sensible transition, including through an education campaign, a campaign around a referendum, and then ultimately appointing one of our own as our of head of state."
MESSAGE 2021 - Nobody can fault the Queen in delivering what is
always an uplifting message, despite the rights and wrongs of the year
in question. We look forward to her message in 2022, and a better year
for all her subjects.
Republicanism in the country is officially backed by the Australian Labor Party and the Greens.
Some members of the leading centre-right alliance are also in favour of a republic.
The Australian Republican Movement (ARM) announced in March plans to set out a model for a republic and spoke of its hopes for a referendum to be called within a year of the end of the Queen's reign.
Philip Benwell MBE, national chair of the Australian Monarchist League, told Express.co.uk in July the support for the monarchy in the country is "possibly stronger than ever since the republic debate commenced in the Nineties."
He added: "This is due both to the devotion most people have for the Queen and also to the stability of our Constitution.
"The decades of republican debates have caused people to understand more about the checks and balances constitutional monarchy provides to our system of governance and to value that and not merely the individual person of the monarch."
Moreover, he added, for Australia to become a republic it would require a major overhaul of the Constitution - a prospect which may put off many Australians.
He continued: "The constitution was written to be based on the Crown and it will take around 70 amendments to remove it and even then there will be issues tied up in the courts for decades.
"Whatever people may say in a poll, once the complicated detail of the required amendments is put to them, most will resile and vote against change."
Mr Thistlethwaite's call for a new referendum comes after Barbados became a republic on November 30, bringing down the number of the Queen's overseas realms to 14.
The Caribbean country had announced its intention to break ties with the Crown in September 2020 - and at the time Buckingham Palace had announced this was a matter for the government and people of Barbados,
signaling the sovereign would not meddle in national affairs.
is held to be the most corrupt country in the world when it comes to
laundering drug money. We feel sure that such a situation, that has
persisted for very many years unattended to, may be a factor in any
Commonwealth country deciding to break from the British motherland.
In the debate as to whether Australia should adopt a republican form of government and abandon its current constitutional monarchy. The main proposal is to end the reign of the monarch of Australia (the Queen of England, Elizabeth the II) and her appointed Governor-General in Australia, replacing both with an elected president.
This debate came to a head in 1999, when Australians were given a referendum on the question, in addition to other related constitutional amendments. The measure was voted down. Yet, of those that voted against the measure support a republic in principle, causing many to argue that the rejection of the referendum should not be interpreted as a complete rejection of the principle of a republic. Calls for a republic remain strong in
Australia, and we imagine renewed vigor with the present criminal
allegations against two Royals, one the future King of England.
In 2008, the debate rose again, particularly as newly elected Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said that he was both a republican and committed to seeking to establish a republican form of government in Australia. With such a prominent figure-head leading the cause, republicans appear to have regrouped and are launching a fresh campaign for a new referendum. They are being met by strong opposition by supporters of the constitutional monarchy.
There are groups in this debate that range from favoring the monarchy to calling for modest changes to the status quo to those that call for a radical re-writing of the constitution along republican lines. They include traditional monarchists, pragmatic monarchists, minimal change republicans, ultra-minimalist, progressive republicans, and radical republicans. They all have different takes on the debate and take different positions in the range between pro-monarchy and pro-republic.
While there are many proposals that reflect these differences, it is important to understand that all of them are debating the main pro/con principles of a republic vs. the constitutional monarchy. They simply give different consideration to the different arguments, causing them to fall differently within the spectrum.
committed by a nation against it's own citizens are dealt with by the International
Criminal Court, as per the Rome
Statute. This is where the State concerned refuses to accept they
are acting illegally. Nobody is above the law, including royalty by
Mountbatten-Windsor is seen above with Virginia
Giuffre and Ghislain
DECEMBER 2021 - CHARITY
WATCHDOG INVESTIGATION PRINCE CHARLES'S SCOTTISH VILLAGE - A charity watchdog has launched an investigation into financial transactions used to bail out the Prince of Wales’s struggling eco-village in Scotland.
The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) is already examining fundraising practices at the Prince’s Foundation, following allegations that the Prince of Wales' closest former aide
co-ordinated with "fixers" over honours nominations for a Saudi billionaire donor.
IS THE TIME FOR CHANGE - Under the present system where the Head of
State is a royal, and there is no written
constitution, politicians like
David Cameron and Boris
Johnson can lie
with impunity - even to Queen
Elizabeth - and not face penalties. Police
officers can shoot unarmed civilians and not be sent to prison, and
planning officers can deceive the Secretaries of State and High Court
judges, and not be prosecuted. In effect, it is alleged that there is little justice in
England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. We aver that such
machinations are costing the ordinary taxpayer, Treasury and the Crown (being the
state) significant sums of money, while adding to the UK's carbon
footprint. Hence, the country is not being run effectively by the at
defective administration, not to serve its citizens, but to sustain and
profit itself. Unlike the US
Constitution of 1791 that exists to serve
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