Presidential Inauguration Saturday 18 July

Nicholas Bell, the fourth president of the Republic, was officially inaugurated on the morning of Saturday 18th July 2020 in front of a crowd of over (insert number here) at the newly (and briefly) renamed Presidentil Park at the waterfront. President Bell took the oath of office and received the Presidential Seal, a diplomatic passport,…

President Martin Kristoffersen

2019 Presidential race now on

The 2019 race to decide who will be the President of the Republic of Wynnum 2019-2020 is officially now underway. In time honoured tradition the new President is chosen by a very simple mechanism – online auction to the highest bidder. This is seen to be the fairest mechanism for filling the position, seeing as…

Presidential Seal

Presidential Inauguration Ceremony set for Tuesday 22 January

Last November, just after Independence Day in the Republic of Wynnum (12th November) – Martin Kristoffersen (pictured below) became our new President, taking over the reins from our second President, John Shepherd. We invite Citizens of the Republic, members of The Peerage and residents of the Republic to attend the official inauguration ceremony of the…

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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…

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…