Republican PM Anthony Albanese praises the Queen after being ‘deeply moved’ by her funeral as support for Australia ditching the monarchy plummets
Almost four million Australians tuned in to watch Queen Elizabeth’s funeral service, but fewer than half the population believe the country should become a republic.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is on his way back to Australia, having joined more than 2,000 people in Westminster Abbey for the state funeral and related events.
Sharing his reflections of the day on Twitter, Mr Albanese said he was ‘deeply moved by the quiet solidarity’ of people who had queued through the night to pay their respects to the Queen.
‘All walks of life, united in their…