When it comes to social issues, nothing unites Australian voters quite like the topic of voluntary euthanasia, according to the ABC's Vote Compass.
Former Liberal Party leader John Hewson calls for multi-question referendum to deal with dual-citizenship, formal recognition of Indigenous Australians and the republic debates.
A federal minister suggests Australia could move towards becoming a republic within a decade, thus ensuring a new Australia Day anniversary to replace the controversial January 26 celebrations.
Bill Shorten vows to hold a referendum on whether Australia should become a republic within his first term in office if he wins the next election.
It is not a moment Malcolm Turnbull ever imagined but overnight the Prime Minister, an avowed republican, met with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.