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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Queen’s representative in Australia stirs republic debate

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 12:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Australia is a parliamentary democracy that retains Britain’s monarch, Queen Elizabeth II., as its head of state. Bryce made the comments at a speech in Sydney on Friday evening in which she ... on these issues, couldn’t she have left them alone until she was out of the office?” Chair of the Australian Republican Movement, Geoff Gallop, said while Bryce had served with distinction as the queen ...

  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Rolf Harris' hometown moves to purge all memory of him after sex abuse conviction

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 11:21pm by AFP

    ... signature instrument, a wobble board, and silly songs about kangaroos and a man called Jake who had an extra leg. As an artist, he painted Queen Elizabeth's portrait on her 80th birthday. ...

  3. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Former military chief Peter Cosgrove becomes Australian governor-general

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 10:04pm by AFP

    ... of equity and compassion as British Queen Elizabeth's representative in the country. Cosgrove, who will also receive a knighthood after Prime Minister Tony Abbott this week revived the honours ... me," he told the upper house Senate. The governor general's role is to maintain direct contact with the queen, who is Australia's head of state, and the British monarch delegates ...

  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott ‘in time warp’ with plan to bring back knights and dames

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 08:52pm by AFP

    ... by reintroducing knights and dames to the country's honours list. The conservative leader announced the move on Tuesday with ministers revealing he went straight to Britain's Queen Elizabeth, ... starting with the queen's outgoing representative Governor General Quentin Bryce and her successor Peter Cosgrove. "I believe this is an important grace note in our national life," ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Former defence chief Peter Cosgrove new Australian governor general

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 10:17pm by AFP

    ... representing Queen Elizabeth in the constitutional monarchy. Cosgrove, 66, had long been considered the conservative government's preferred candidate to replace Quentin Bryce, whose term expires ... Prime Minister Tony Abbott said the queen had approved Cosgrove's recommendation, describing him as someone who had "dedicated his life to serving and supporting the Australian ...

  6. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Foreign warships, including PLA vessel, join Australian naval party

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... led by Britain's Prince Harry, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and the Queen's representative, Governor General Quentin Bryce. Photo: AP ...

  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian royal prank DJ Mel Greig settles case, resigns

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 03:48pm by AFP

    ... after transferring a hoax call to staff caring for Prince William’s pregnant wife Kate Middleton. Posing as Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles on the phone, Greig and co-host Michael ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian royal prank radio station chief under fire over 's*** happens' comment

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 11:14am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... FM pretending to be Queen Elizabeth II and William’s father Prince Charles led to a nurse’s suicide after the story went global. Indian-born Jacintha Saldanha put them through to the ward ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian Labor party elects new leader Bill Shorten in wake of poll defeat

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... in November of that year. He has held ministerial portfolios including industrial relations and education. Shorten is married to the daughter of Australian Governor General Quentin Bryce, who as Queen ...

  10. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    British police ask Australian police to mull charging hoax DJs over suicide

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of Cambridge was being treated for severe morning sickness, killed herself after taking the call from Sydney-based radio hosts Mel Greig and Michael Christian posing as the queen and Prince Charles. ...




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