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…

Republic launches inaugural Citizen of the Year Award

[nominations have closed] Today, to commemorate the first anniversary of the independence of the new country, the Republic is launching the Citizen of the Year Award. If you know someone who has made a contribution to Wynnum in the past year, nominate them to receive the award! Here’s how it works… How? Go into any…

Another Passport Office opens in Wynnum

Our latest Passport Office is Subets hairdressing salon in Edith Street. Become a citizen while getting your hair done! Here’s a little info from the WynnumCentral website about Subets and (relatively) new owner Chantelle Davie… http://wynnumcentral.com.au/wynnum-newbies-chantelle-davie/ PS you’ll understand the relevance of the photo when you read the article! Image source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medieval_reenactment

Two new Passport Offices open their doors

We have recently welcomed two new Passport Offices to the Republic of Wynnum… Heidi’s Herbal Remedies in the arcade in Edith Street (Heidi Pamminger pictured) Frenchies Cafe in Bay Terrace Now you can grab a coffee or pick up your herbal remedies and become a citizen at the same time!  

Republic of Wynnum sets up voluntary taxation system

The Republic of Wynnum, which declared independence from Australia in November 2014, is launching a taxation system to raise money for a range of ambitious projects it is planning for the new country. The difference to most other tax regimes around the world is that it will be voluntary. Paying tax will be very simple…

Come and see us at the next Twilight Market this Saturday

The next major cultural event in the country is next Saturday’s Twilight Market, where of course we will have an Information Office. This time we will be encouraging marketgoers to become citizens of the new republic and even bribing them. Sorry that should say ‘incentivising’. Yes – one lucky new citizen will win a floating…

First anniversary of independence less than 100 days away

It only seems like yesterday when Wynnum declared independence and announced the move to Australia and the world at the same time as world leaders converged on nearby Brisvegas for the G20 meeting. Thanks to some international media coverage (well in Australia anyway), the news was broadcast to the world and now we have over…