Shorten backs new vote for republic

THE man who wants to be the next Prime Minister has put the republic debate back on the national agenda, even though the royal family are “lovely people”.

Support for Australia republic slumps after Harry and Meghan visit, - THE BUSINESS TIMES

: THE BUSINESS TIMES Government & Economy - [SYDNEY] Public support for Australia breaking its ties to the British monarchy has slumped following the triumphant visit Down Under by Prince Harry and his pregnant wife Meghan, according to a survey published on Monday.. Read more at The Business Times.

Labor plans a $160 million plebiscite on becoming a republic, but a poll suggests Australians are going cold on the idea

A poll out today suggests Labor’s plan to hold a plebiscite asking Australians if they support becoming a republic could be met with a very tepid reaction.

Advocates back Labor as best hope for a republic

Australians could be voting on a head of state if Labor wins the next election, with the opposition to put $160 million towards a national plebiscite

Labor promises ‘$160m republic referendum’ if they win federal election

Bill Shorten has reportedly signed off on the funding plan for the national plebiscite.

Pledge for national vote comes almost 20 years after failed referendum on making Australia a republic

Labor's $160m plan for republic plebiscite

The federal opposition is pushing ahead with plans to hold a $160 million plebiscite on the republic issue in the first term of a Labor government.

Labor promises $160m republic ballot as first step to constitutional change Labor promises $160m republic ballot as first step to constitutional change

Labor says it will ask voters about their preference for an Australian republic within its first term of government.

Labor promises $160m republic ballot as first step to constitutional change Labor promises $160m republic ballot as first step to constitutional change

Labor says it will ask voters about their preference for an Australian republic within its first term of government.