The Australian Republic: The Case for Yes
Federation Press, Jan 1, 1999 - Australia - 208 pages
The political issue of the second half of 1999 in Australia will be the republic referendum. This book sets out all the reasons why Australians should vote for a president and against the monarchy. It covers all shades of republican views - the Australian Republican Movement as well as direct election views.
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1998 Constitutional Convention 1999 referendum Aboriginal Aborigines and Torres achievement acknowledge affirmation amendment arguments Australian citizen Australian Constitution Australian Head Australian republic Australian Republican Movement become a republic believe bipartisan appointment British campaign Canberra citizenship Coalition commitment Commonwealth Constitution Commonwealth of Australia communique constitutional change constitutional referendum Crown cultural debate defeated democracy democratic direct election direct-election republicans diversity draft preamble electoral existing preamble favour federal Governor-General Howard preamble important independent Indigenous Australians issues Kim Beazley Labor Party majority Malcolm Turnbull ment minimalist monarchists monarchy NESB nomination November opportunity ourselves Parliament parliamentary percent person political party politicians preamble preferred President Prime Minister principle provides Queen Queen of Australia question recognise referendum proposal reform Republic Advisory Committee republic referendum section 128 Senate Sydney symbolic system of government Ted Mack Torres Strait Islanders United Kingdom vote yes voters women