Media Release - Parties Come Together to Support New Push for an Australian Republic

A republic is back on the Federal parliamentary agenda with parliamentarians signing on to support the newly established bipartisan Parliamentary Friendship Group for an Australian Head of State. Continue reading

Media Release - Support for Republic hits new heights

Public support for an Australian republic has skyrocketed off the back of the Australian Republican Movement’s high profile campaign. Continue reading

Media Release - Turnbull has majority Parliamentary backing for a republic

The Australian Republican Movement (ARM) received a significant boost today with confirmation that a majority of Federal Parliamentarians – in both houses – support Australia becoming a republic. Continue reading

Media Release - PM to speak at Republican dinner

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will help the Australian Republican Movement (ARM) celebrate its 25th anniversary at a gala dinner in Sydney on the 17th of December. The dinner will recognise the many men and women who have served the ARM with distinction since its founding in 1991. Chief among them is the Prime Minister; a founding member, former chair, and life member of the Movement. Continue reading

The 2016 ARM National Raffle Winners

Thank you to all those members and supporters who purchased tickets in the 2016 republican raffle. As a result of your generosity, we sold out the raffle early!! This was despite our West Australian, Victorian and Tasmanian members being unable to participate due to regulatory restrictions in those states. The ARM is very pleased to announce the following winners... Continue reading

Three Birthdays for the Queen in One Year? - It’s time for a day to recognise Queenslanders instead.

Queenslanders will take the day off work today – not in recognition of their hard work – but to recognise a Monarch who will most likely be sleeping through the festivities held in her name. It’s the third such day Australians have put on for the Queen this year, following Queen’s Birthday public holidays around the country on 12 June and 26 September.  Continue reading

Media Release - Republicans Tell Turnbull : Marriage Equality Not the Right Plebiscite

The Australian Republican Movement (ARM) today broke its silence on the marriage equality plebiscite, declaring the proposed vote a waste of time and money.   Continue reading

Media Release - Packer Backs Republic All The Way

Billionaire philanthropist James Packer has strongly backed the Australian Republican Movement (ARM) with donations totaling $250,000 since the beginning of the year. Packer’s generosity has been matched by others with a number of significant donations flowing to the ARM in 2016. Continue reading

Media Release - SA Premier joins ARM in Republic Push

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill and the Australian Republican Movement’s National Chair, Peter FitzSimons AM, are joining forces to call on the Prime Minister to act on an Australian republic. The Premier and Mr FitzSimons will be discussing the virtues of Australia adopting one of our own as head of state at a breakfast in Adelaide on Tuesday 9 August. Continue reading


The Australian Republican Movement is launching a Women’s Network as part of its grass roots campaign for an Australian head of state.  Continue reading