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Archives for March 1986

Queen Elizabeth Signs Australia Act Into Law

Queen Elizabeth II has given Royal Assent to the Australia Act, her signature relinquishing British interference in Australian government.

The Prime Minister, Bob Hawke, watched as the Act was signed into law. By proclamation, the Australia Act came into force simultaneously with a similar Act passed by the British Parliament.

A statement from Hawke outlining the main provisions of the Act is shown below. [Read more…]