Australia sets aside republic debate ‘to honour the memory of Elizabeth’ • FRANCE 24 English

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Australia's centre-left Labor government named the country's first "assistant minister for the republic" when it came to power this June. Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has spoken in support of moving toward a republic. But on Friday he said: "Today's a day for one issue and one issue only, which is to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II." To offer the Australian perspective on the news of Queen Elizabeth's passing, joining FRANCE 24 from Sydney is Dr. Cindy McCreery, Senior Lecturer in the Department of History and expert on the British Monarchy at University of Sydney. #QueenElizabethII #Australia #Monarchy 🔔 Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YTen 🔴 LIVE - Watch FRANCE 24 English 24/7 here: https://f24.my/YTliveEN 🌍 Read the latest International News and Top Stories: https://www.france24.com/en/ Like us on Facebook: https://f24.my/FBen Follow us on Twitter: https://f24.my/TWen Discover the news in pictures on Instagram: https://f24.my/IGen

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