We have an Australian Head of State, Mr. Shorten
Written by ACM   
Sunday, 25 January 2015

''Let us declare that our head of state should be one of us", opposition leader Bill Shorten said today. ''But  Governor-General Quentin Bryce was often sent overseas as the Australian head of state by the very government in which he was a minister, ACM's David Flint reminded the media.

Dame Quentin Bryce

"Let us rally behind an Australian republic – a model that truly speaks for who we are: our modern identity, our place in our region and our world," Mr Shorten added at a time when support for a politicians' republic is lower than at any time since the landslide vote rejecting this in 1999. "This is particularly so amongst the young,'' Professor Flint said.

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