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For a short time, there’s an easy way to get an order of chivalry

The Principality of Hutt River, which broke away from Australia in 1970 after a dispute over a wheat quota, has launched a supporters campaign after being hit with a $3 million tax bill. Earlier this month the Supreme Court in Western Australia ruled that the principality, Australia’s oldest micronation, must […]
For a short time, there’s an easy way to get an order of chivalry
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Prince Leonard is handing over control of Australia’s oldest micronation

Prince Leonard, who founded the Principality of Hutt River almost 47 years ago, is abdicating as head of Australia’s oldest micronation. He will be replaced as sovereign by Prince Graeme, Prince Leonard’s youngest of four sons, a former primary school teacher. Prince Leonard’s last official duty will be on February […]
Prince Leonard is handing over control of Australia’s oldest micronation