Helen Razer August 15, 2017 7 Comments
Of course, a monarchy is ridiculous. But I can't help but love Queen Elizabeth.
Crikey June 20, 2014 4 Comments
Three European monarchs have abdicated in the last year or so, which got us wondering: could our Lilibet be next? Not on your life, writes freelance writer Dylan Barber.
Crikey Intern April 24, 2014 10 Comments
Support for the monarchy has almost doubled among Australians under the age of 30. Monarchists and republicans agree Wills and Kate are partly responsible. Crikey intern Luke Cooper talks to both sides.
Margot Saville April 17, 2014 10 Comments
Wills and Kate (and baby Prince George) are in Sydney to meet their loyal subjects. But our enterprising royal correspondent found loyal subjects were rather thin on the ground.
Helen Razer April 17, 2014 10 Comments
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are in Sydney, and they will no doubt be on their blandest, most boringly dutiful behaviour. But that's not due to the dignity of their titles -- it's in opposition.
Cathy Alexander March 6, 2014 21 Comments
Will, Kate and royal celebri-baby George will visit Australia next month. Did you know that Aussie taxpayers are going to pay the full cost of the trip?
Noel Turnbull July 19, 2012 7 Comments
The media -- particularly magazines -- are heavily dependent on monarchical stories, regularly reporting on them through the frame of pageantry, soap opera, scandal and fantasy.
Charles Richardson June 5, 2012 6 Comments
Having passed George III's mark last year, the Queen is now the second-longest serving British monarch; she will overtake Queen Victoria in September 2015.
Crikey April 15, 2010
This year's ANZAC Day Dawn Service will finally ditch God Save the Queen. It's about time, says Barry Everingham -- now we just have to get her face off coins and stamps...
Crikey February 2, 2010 34 Comments
Now that Prince William and his PR machine have left the country, the Australian media needs to sit back and realise they were used and a bit cheapened by a rapturous week-long love affair, writes David Donovan.