Celebrations for Queen Elizabeth’s 70 years on the throne have once again sparked debate about becoming a republic in Australia and New Zealand. Photo: AP
Celebrations for Queen Elizabeth’s 70 years on the throne have once again sparked debate about becoming a republic in Australia and New Zealand. Photo: AP
Australia

Australia’s Albanese, New Zealand’s Ardern hail Queen Elizabeth during Jubilee celebration as republic question returns

  • Australia’s new government has informally pledged for a referendum on a republic in its next term if it wins a second election
  • The republican debate has not gained as much traction in New Zealand, where a 2021 poll found just a third of respondents wanted New Zealand to become a republic

Celebrations for Queen Elizabeth’s 70 years on the throne have once again sparked debate about becoming a republic in Australia and New Zealand. Photo: AP
Celebrations for Queen Elizabeth’s 70 years on the throne have once again sparked debate about becoming a republic in Australia and New Zealand. Photo: AP
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