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Three members responsible for an anti-monarchist article in the 'Communist Review' are on trial for sedition. Their defence counsel argues that such charges are 'medieval' and out of step with modern life. The article claims that Queen Elizabeth II…

This photograph from 1963 shows Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh and other dignatories, knighting someone at Government House in Sydney. The photograph depicts the action of 'dubbing', a light blow with the flat side of the…

During her first royal visit in 1954, Queen Elizabeth II opened the sitting of Australia’s federal parliament at Parliament House on 15 February 1954. As this photograph from the Western Mail shows, she wore her coronation gown and the sash of the…