Republic confirms plans to launch its own currency

The Republic of Wynnum today confirmed that it plans to launch its own currency in 2017. More details on how this will operate and when the currency will launch will be announced in the coming weeks.       The banknotes will feature an image of the current President of the Republic, Yvonne Merriman, in…

Republic establishes office of President

The Republic of Wynnum is establishing the office of President to mark its second anniversary of independence. The appointment process is much simpler than presidential nominations and elections in other countries and designed to be significantly less expensive both for nominees and for the country. The office of President will be auctioned to the highest…

No need to wait for Australia to become a republic – ardent republicans can become citizens of another (conveniently close) republic now

Australians who are frustrated republicans and can’t wait for Australia to become a republic now have another option. They can become citizens of a much newer republic, somewhere that is very close to home (especially for those who live in South East Queensland) – the Republic of Wynnum. Situated on the shore of Moreton Bay…

Republic makes the news, loses Wikipedia entry

It’s been an interesting week for the Republic of Wynnum. Of course we celebrated our first year of independence, with a gathering of local citizens and nobles on the beach and by announcing our Citizen of the Year, Amanda Donnet. A detailed feature on the Republic appeared on news.com.au… Republic of Wynnum marks one year…

Today is Independence Day

Today is Independence Day. Somewhere in the Republic the flag is flying and you still have a few hours to cast your vote in the inaugural Citizen of the Year Award. Voting closes at 7pm (this is QLD time – Republic of Wynnum time is the same). The Republic will announce the winner of the…

There is one place you can still be a Knight or a Dame

And it is ‘conveniently close to Australia’. With the recent decision of the newly installed Prime Minister of Australia to dispense with Knights and Dames, there is now only one place on the Australian mainland where you can still become one. The only drawback is you do have to pay for it. The Republic of…