Impact of late Queen ‘exceeds expectation’

September 28, 2022

Governor-General David Hurley says he became overwhelmed with emotion during the Queen’s funeral, realising it marked the end of a great era. Mr Hurley said while the Queen’s death was inevitable, it struck with an impact “that has exceeded...[Read More]

Republic dims as Queen’s light shines

September 21, 2022

Almost four million Australians tuned in to watch Queen Elizabeth’s funeral service, but fewer than half the population believe the country should become a republic. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is on his way back to Australia, having joined...[Read More]

Charles III: his powers and duties as king

September 14, 2022

The King is a constitutional monarch who must remain politically neutral. The head of state has “an important formal and ceremonial relationship” with parliament, the monarchy’s official website says. Charles’ role will consist, as did the...[Read More]

A timeline of international events that shaped the world in 2019

January 1, 2020

Lloyd Jones, AAP World Bureau Chief (Australian Associated Press)   A TIMELINE OF INTERNATIONAL EVENTS THAT CAUGHT OUR ATTENTION IN 2019: JANUARY 3 – A Chinese spacecraft with a lunar rover aboard makes the first-ever landing on the far...[Read More]