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Happy Independence Day!

The Government of the Republic of Wynnum would like to wish all Citizens a very happy Independence Day. Much as we would love to declare this day a national holiday in the Republic of Wynnum, the reality is that most Citizens with jobs work for businesses or organisations that would not recognise the Republic, let…

President John Shepherd

Republic welcomes new president at inauguration ceremony

Last night (Wednesday 6th December) the new President of the Republic of Wynnum, John Shepherd, took office at the official Inauguration Ceremony, held at The Waterloo Bay Hotel. There was a small crowd on hand to witness the historic occasion. John Shepherd and the First Lady, Kathryn Shepherd own and operate The Coffee Club in…

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 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…

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…