The Australian Republican Movement is still looking for more members and activists. We are seeking true blue Australians in seeking not only the inclusion of Aboriginal rights within the constitution but to overhaul the constitution to include its own citizen as their future head of state. Unfortunately, it seems that only the intellectual elites, polticians, academics, students and military elites who seem to support the republican call. The rest of the laity seem apathetic and noncommitted to an Australian republic.
The London Olympics 2012 is just around the corner, and our head of state will not state to salute Australian athletes in Australian national pride but will support the British athletes as they vie to compete against Australian athletes.
Whilst it does seem inopportune to mention the R word it is still relevant and still in the back of many people’s mind especially as we await the 65th year of…
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