Bill Shorten, Queen of Australia

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“The next governor-general I appoint will be a woman”

– Bill Shorten talking to The Age.

Source: SBS


According to Section 2 of the Australian Constitution,
the Governor-General is appointed by the Queen to be
Her Majesty’s representative in Australia.

The Governor-General is appointed on the recommendation of the Prime Minister, usually for a term of five years

Source: Parliamentary Education Office

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