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Should Australia become a republic?
Australia should become a republic.
Retaining the monarchy legitimises the British invasion of Australia and the genocide of Indigenous peoples that took place.
Monarchies perpetuate the idea that some individuals are better than others due to heritage.
Catholic individuals are not allowed to become monarchs. This violates the freedom of religion in Australia.
The Head of State should be an Australian, not a foreigner or dual-citizen, to avoid political conflicts of interest.
Australia needs a unique national identity that is not defined by Britain.
Being a republic would award Australia with full political and legal freedom over its own country.
Changing Australia's political system would be very expensive.
referendum in 1999
showed that the Australian people like the Monarchy.
Designing a replacement political system is difficult / risky.
Australia would no longer be able to compete in, or host, the Commonwealth Games.
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