Australia Divided Over Becoming a Republic | Poll Position 20 September 2022


This fortnight’s Guardian Essential poll shows Australians are divided over whether King Charles III should be the country’s head of state, with the latest Guardian Essential poll suggesting a 50-50 split between those who support the new UK monarch and those who do not. Join our expert panel as they discuss this and the latest in politics on Poll Position. Featuring:


Pete Lewis, Executive Director, Essential Media

Paul Karp, Political Reporter, Guardian Australia

Ebony Bennett, Deputy Director, Australia Institute

Guardian Essential poll: Australians divided on whether King Charles should be head of state by Sarah Martin

If Australia is going to farewell the monarchy for good, let’s not be humble in our republican ambitions by Peter Lewis


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