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The Constitutional Crisis That Turnbull Nearly Created

It has been reported (Australian 26/6/19) that in August 2018 Malcolm Turnbull, at the time fighting for his political life, put it around that Peter Dutton, then his major opponent for the prime ministership, was ineligible to sit in the Parliament due to a possible conflict with section 44 of the Constitution and thus ineligible to be commissioned Prime Minister should he win the leadership ballot in the Liberal Party room. Mr Turnbull indicated that that would be his advice to the Governor-General.

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Sir Peter's farewell as Governor-General

Australia’s 26th Governor-General, Sir Peter Cosgrove has recorded a special farewell video to mark the end of his term.

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Why Julie Bishop turned down the republicans

Former foreign minister Julie Bishop has declined an advocacy role at the Australian Republic Movement (ARM).

 

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New Labor leader gears up for republic fight

You knew it was only a matter of time before there was a rumble over a republic...  Again.

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