Tag Archives: Julia Gillard

Royal Roundup: Controversy Over the Queen’s Australian Gifts

 

During the Queen’s trip Down Under last year, Australians demonstrated their overwhelming support for the monarchy and the royal family.

Royal Roundup: After Great Aussie Barbecue, Queen is Back Home

The Queen’s trip to Australia is over, and pundits everywhere are calling it a complete success on every level.

Royal Roundup: Historic Changes to Royal Succession Laws Approved

Leaders of the Commonwealth nations have unanimously approved sweeping changes in the succession of the British monarchy.

Royal Roundup: Row Over the Bow, or, Case of the Missing Curtsy

Who would have thought that the omission of a curtsy to the Queen would have caused an uproar in a country as informal and easygoing as Australia?