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Should Australia become a republic?
Australia would no longer be able to compete in, or host, the Commonwealth Games.
Becoming a republic does not mean removal from the Commonwealth.
31 out of the 53 member states of the Commonwealth are republics.
The majority of countries participating in the commonwealth games, including hosts,
. Australia would not be rejected based on its choice of political system.
That is a small price to pay for all of the independence that becoming a republic would give to Australia.