Australia should become a Republic - Persuasive Argument with Pros and Cons
But what is a republic? A nation, where the head of state is a citizen of that country and was chosen because of their efforts and achievements, is a republic. If the head of state was chosen because of their birthright, then the system of government would be called a monarchy. Australia is a monarchy and the Queen of England is our head of state. The Governor-General is the representative of the Queen in Australia and he or she is appointed by the Prime Minister.
Australia is a monarchy because it was colonized by the British in 1778. With them, they brought their lifestyles, culture and system of government. This type of government has remained up to this day. The reason …show more content…
By electing or appointing an Australian as head of state, instead of appointing a governor-general, does not change the role. So basically, giving power to a president instead of a governor-general does not mean much for an