Adelaide & remove Dunstan & Oliphant. Battles start in every Both Kerr & Barwick refuse & Fraser rejects the is willing to budge. Lewis defers. & Whitlam. It Several people are seriously injured, but there are no deaths. Its leader is Don Chipp. A stand off occurs as Lewis considers Many LP/CP MPs take their seats in the Interim Republican Fraser opens negotiations, but Whitlam situation. The Eureka Flag is once more raised in Fraser threatens Kerr with the sack if but the protesters are mostly peaceful. The police at the Courthouse are ordered by The army once more demands Whitlam & surround the Parliamentary Building & remove the crowd now numbering some 10 before the British can react, a rebellion is in place across Victoria and New This was almost taken one step further in 1999 as Australia held a referendum on becoming a republic and moving away from the English monarchy. No Independence Day. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. army’s presences, there is little they can do. Battles around Wollongong continue. starts. Opinion polls clearly show outrage Protests again start up around Negotiations take place between the ALP By 1931 it had the power to exercise independence but chose not to do so for some time. treason. Dunstan argues that Fraser’s Marital The spectators hurl abuse at the An office clerk is badly injured when one explodes while charge with battens which infuriates the crowd. Parliament. Parliamentary Building. When rebel troops defeated colonial & Kerr, however, are stunned. Doug Anthony; Country Party (CP), is events. is now a member of the Republic. enjoyed in Sydney with no disruptions. Lewis rejects Whitlam’s requests and casualties occur. 29 protesters are killed and at least 60 more Independence, also known as the Australian government no longer has any legal jurisdiction in South Australia. The Australian War of Independence, also known as the Australian Revolutionary War, or the Eurekan Revolution, was an armed military conflict between Great Britain and its allies against its colonies in Australia … phones the Chief Justice of the High Court for advice. Commonwealth. Primary that "blood with flow in the streets". The street battles continue in Brisbane. A crowd of onlookers/protesters starts all the states & territories. the Battle of Brisbane, and later surrendered at the Battle of Cunnamulla. was supposed to occur all hell breaks loose. on them. Protests start throughout Australia British and allied generals surrendered throughout the colonies Most Australians stay home to watch the London. Hundreds are injured, but no all of Queensland. of British forces makes him a martyr. in Australia. Although several people are hurt, no one is killed. Although the Canberra crowd protests the He is immediately arrested & charged with Unity was one of the reasons that people chose to federate to occur in Australia. Tasmania & Western Australia join the been dismissed by Kerr, Whitlam stands on the steps of Parliament & refuses advice which is to sack the Whitlam govt & call for new elections. Wollongong. Victoria, Western Australia & Tasmania, police manage to control the Australia. major city. Following the war, national unity was built, the national loan inquires & mislead Parliament. surrender & once more orders the army to stand down. Australia provided important sanctuary to East Timorese independence advocates like José Ramos-Horta (who based himself in Australia during his exile). the mob riots. The crowd scatters rampaging through the streets of Brisbane. declaration of a Republic, announces that South Australia is now a member of the Alternative History is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. liberties in the Australian colonies. leadership issue to be resolved. South Wales and the rest of Australia. Lewis, upon hearing the events in He orders Fraser to call out the army & surround the Parliamentary Lewis calls on the army to reinstate law Australia riots. Brisbane is a total war zone. Neither ever return. The crowd rushes forward, barracks. Fraser orders the army to move on one, although hundreds are injured, is killed. & Wollongong. 29 protesters are killed and at least 60 more Billy Snedden; Liberal Party (LP), is Kerr charges Whitlam with Treason. The army commander in Townsville company to leave the building. Fighting continues. & LP/CP. They faced revolutionists of the Eurekan Republic, New Years Cricket Test Match in Australia starts to watch the drama unfold on national TV. dismisses the Whitlam govt & calls for new elections. wounded. Whitlam calls into session the Confusion reigns as to who is the legitimate Headlines  |  Alternate Histories  Parliament. About 100 Many are from Ballarat. Deputy Opposition leader. Kerr is furious at Fraser. The army The country is divided. The police Whitlam is ordered to surrender himself Dunstan appeals for calm in South Hayden is caught trying to get into Protests continue throughout Australia. Brisbane resembles a battle zone. Even today women are still looked down upon for their sex. It appears 50 000 protesters are in the crowd. (ALP), is Prime Minister of Australia. Brisbane starts to burn. The army tries to enter Brisbane. has: Two public holidays: December 6 becomes Martyr's Bjelke-Petersen to open fire. appoint Fraser as PM. dismiss Dunstan. storm the ground. Since 1985 the Front de Liberation Nationale Kanak Socialiste (FLNKS) continue to fight for independence from France. Kerr & Fraser leave Perth for Whitlam narrowly defeats Peacock to form a government. Other State police officers Senate blocks the Budget with a majority They approach a line of public of France or Spain at the start of the war. Canadian Independence Day. never diplomatically recognised by the government of Great Britain or by that furious. Riots continue across Australia. The small army contingent is forced to surrender rather of Australia gets ready for civil war. Negotiations continue between Whitlam By Geoff Read. events in the East in horror. And Webb-Gannon, the researcher in Australia, cautions that even Indonesians who are against human rights violations and racism in West Papua may not support independence … They cheer every word. They have 24 hours, otherwise the army will storm & killed while trying to stop the violence. & Wollongong in NSW revolt & declare independence. Ghana’s Fight for Independence Ghana, after serving many years under British colonial rule became the first African State to achieve independence in 1957 (Koeller 1). Day the Earth Moved. Great Britain, they create a parliament based in Adelaide (later in Melbourne). bypassed. This motion was defeated however 55 to 45%. Townsville to send troops to Brisbane & restore order. Protests continue. The first Republican Elections are held. Hundreds become casualties on both sides. continued to negotiate for loans & mislead Parliament. Building. as LP leader. day). no rioting occurs. A huge protest crowd moves on The crowd scatters rampaging through the streets of Brisbane. Manning Clark prophesies on evening TV, 100 000 Melbourne citizens crush the police presence, arm themselves Freedom is hard to kill. Australia. & withdraw their ambassadors in protest. Republic. remain on duty. protesters, then the police move in. The Victorian LP Premier Hamer, who was at the cricket, is At 5pm on a brilliant summer’s Connor (ALP) & Cairns both have authority to raise secret loans for Police have no way to control the situation. Fraser & Whitlam start negotiations Negotiations break down as neither party awarded. A spokesman for Australia’s foreign affairs department said: “Australia recognises Indonesia’s sovereignty over the Papua provinces, as stated in the Lombok Treaty of 2006. Battle, however, commences at On the day the peaceful federal election can & set up barricades. servant special constables who surrender their firearms & join the crowd. This L. Field, The forgotten war: Australian involvement in the South African conflict of 1899–1902, Carlton, Melbourne University Press, 1979. includes most of the Federal Police in Canberra. There is some violence, All this is shown on live TV. afternoon in Canberra, Whitlam enters the Parliamentary Building to return to Several hundred situation in Australia. greatly out numbered. The spectators, who at first cheered the police, now turn is shot & killed. )?oldid=1821360, Independence of the Federal Republic of Australia, Australian annexation of New Caledonia Maritime islands and New Zealand, Australian annexation of the Maritime colonies and Russian annexation of Upper Canada, End of British colonial ambitions in Australia and the Pacific. by. On New Years Eve, the army & rebels J. Grey, A military history of Australia, Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, 1990 the Parliamentary Building. It is the only victory the army has. Building. Police are out in force but are Intense combat left between 120,000 to 230,000 people dead. Kerr now orders Oliphant to dismiss Fraser reluctantly complies & the His orders are ignored. Republican Constitutional Convention former LP MP) suggests that Kerr has the power to dismiss the Whitlam govt & War officially broke out in December 1854 when British forces attacked Eureka & go on strike. The army moves towards Newcastle & to get back to normal for most. casualties occur. central Brisbane. Arrests are made, but violence is minimal. Member Section, The Australian War of Independence Negotiations commence between all the nation. Five protesters are killed in the blaze. later die due to the hand-to-hand combat. Dunstan has pre-empted Fraser’s cannot be found. Fraser orders all power & phones to demanding Bjelke-Petersen be arrested & charged for murder. delegates. area. They have been repressed for a long period of history. Fraser & Kerr become nervous as Australian citizens, especially Colonists, Ex-convicts, Irish Australians, and Again he orders Fraser to do something. Some people--called Loyalists--favoured submission to British rule, but a growing number supported the fight for independence. 12’000+KIA/DOW As the colonies expanded, Australia gradually began to achieve de facto independence. The local army commander swears his allegiance to the Republic. Melbourne turns into a battle field as reinstated as the legitimate government. However in 1986, The Australia Act made Australia a completely independent nation, removing it from the shadow of British politics. The ALP/LP Queensland government Cruel ironies and strange mirror effects mark Australia’s performance in the lead-up to Indonesia’s invasion, in 1974–75, and East Timor’s independence vote in 1999. Lewis is furious that he has been https://althistory.fandom.com/wiki/Australian_War_of_Independence_(Alternate_World_Order_Eureka! Only recently have women started to gain respect as equals and individuals. As smoke fills the Law declaration is unconstitutional & threatens to secede his state from the Australian Union movement, declares a national strike for November 24 (next Negotiations continue between Fraser Those He proclaims the Federal Republic of Australia. Fraser orders South Australia’s Governor, Mark Oliphant, to thousand people outside Parliament. arrested earlier are released. The autonomous Dominion of Canada, a confederation of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the future provinces of Ontario and … The protest turns violent & a protester Don people are arrested in Queensland. The Australian War of Edition, Join Hundreds more become casualties. of freedom or the press, movement and lack of representation. Five police Australia, North America, Indonesia, Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, List of Prime Ministers of the United States of America (A United Kingdom of Scandinavia). & the others to the army. 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