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Could Australia soon recognise sovereigns other than the Queen?

Less than three centuries ago, the British "discovered" modern-day Australia, declaring it "terra nullius" - no one's land.

It didn't matter that an estimated 750,000 people lived across the island in some 400 distinct nations having arrived at least 50,000 years prior.  Read more.

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