Of course, a monarchy is ridiculous. But I can't help but love Queen Elizabeth.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
The media -- particularly magazines -- are heavily dependent on monarchical stories, regularly reporting on them through the frame of pageantry, soap opera, scandal and fantasy.
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.
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...
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.