The newly appointed Minister for the Republic has moved quickly to meet with representatives of both republican and monarchist campaign groups.

A referendum is not on the political agenda for this term of government but an extended campaign of education and debate is envisaged.

Should the Labor government win a second term od office we can expect a renewed push for a referendum on the constitutional change required to establish a Republic.

Image: Image: Courtesy Australian Monarchist League, Australian Republic Movement

Produced By: Rob Osborne

Featured In Story: Phillip Benwell – National Chair – Australian Monarchist League, and Peter Fitzsimons – Chair – Australian Republic Movement

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 29 June 2022