Harry and Meghan interview ‘highlights irrelevance’ of royals to Australia
Those attached with the Australian republic movement say they hope the latest scandal engulfing the royal family will “trigger” debate over Australia’s ties to the monarchy.
“I think it highlights the irrelevance of the royal family to the lives of the average Australian,” Labor’s republic spokesperson, Matt Thistlethwaite, told Neil Mitchell on Tuesday.
“We should be able to choose who we want as our next head of state, be that democratically or otherwise.”
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