While it's important to celebrate our history and heritage, it's also important that we ensure our status and traditions remain appropriate for our people and community as we grow as a nation. In my view, the arguments in favour of becoming a Republic are irresistible (I won't rehearse them here). And, not inevitably, but forthwith.
To that end, wouldn't it be sensible for the Queen to make the following Proclamation on the centenary of Dominion Day?(To avoid any doubt, the above proclamation is not real and, in terms of s13 of the Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981, the display or exhibition of the Coat of Arms in the mock proclamation is not done with purported approval of the government or the Crown!)