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…

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