Commentary | 01 March 2005

Royal families

In this week of Royal visits to Australia, it seems appropriate to revisit a proposal the Lowy Institute's program director for the international economy, Mark Thirlwell, put forward last year, for Australia to move with best economic practice by outsourcing its monarchy. This piece first appeared in The Australian on 20 May 2004.

Mark Thirlwell

  • Mark Thirlwell

In this week of Royal visits to Australia, it seems appropriate to revisit a proposal the Lowy Institute's program director for the international economy, Mark Thirlwell, put forward last year, for Australia to move with best economic practice by outsourcing its monarchy. This piece first appeared in The Australian on 20 May 2004.

Mark Thirlwell

  • Mark Thirlwell