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Suggestions, anyone?

As the influx of illegal migrants continues, debate rages in Australia about whether or not the country should become a Republic and whether it should adopt a new preamble to the constitution. The debate started formally with the formation of the Australian Republican Movement in July, 1991 and resulted in a no vote at a referencdum held on the 21st November 1999.