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Gary Johnston is an author, academic and former parole officer with decades of experience in the criminal justice system. He is True Crime News Weekly's Deputy Editor and Melbourne correspondent. His book 'No Previous Conviction' was published in May 2017 and is available on Amazon.

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  1. Forget about “republican” “models”. After 121 years, the essential task is to Ditch the Horrible Palace. That will never happen, unless the Labor and Liberal leaders pre-agree on a blunt course of action.

    For my money, that course should be essentially the same as 1999 – a local head of state appointed by a 2/3 majority of a joint sitting. Once you push for an elected head of state, like the ARM, you politicise the role as never before, and you will never get political and voter agreement on the “model”.

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