Joe Hildebrand: Queen’s death exposes double standards

History knows how to expose hypocrisy. Historical events reveal it in real time. Thus, the death of Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch of what was once the largest and most powerful empire on Earth, blew the carpet in front of a veritable buffet of nonsense, from breathtaking ignorance to ludicrous inconsistencies and the most shameless … Read more

Australian public holiday after Queen Elizabeth’s death: Victoria gets four days of long weekend

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has confirmed that Australians will periodically receive public holidays in honor of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. This day will be officially known as the National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty the Queen and will take place on 22 September. The date will coincide with the national memorial, which … Read more

Australian public holiday after Queen Elizabeth’s death: Victoria gets four days of long weekend

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has confirmed that Australians will periodically receive public holidays in honor of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. This day will be officially known as the National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty the Queen and will take place on 22 September. The date will coincide with the national memorial, which … Read more