1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2006  
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Contents >> Chapter 2 - Government >> The Sovereign

THE SOVEREIGN

Since 7 February 1952, the Australian Sovereign has been Queen Elizabeth the Second.

On 6 November 1999 a vote to establish Australia as a republic was put to a national referendum. The proposal was defeated, with 54.9% of electors voting against it.


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