Commonwealth of Northern Australia

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Commonwealth of Northern Australia
Flag of Northern Australia.pngCrest of Northern Australia.png

Motto
"Sit Libero Regula" "Let Freedom Reign"
Anthem
Anthem of Northern Australia
Australian Continent, Southern Hemisphere, Earth
Capital cityCairns
Largest cityBrisbane
Official language(s)English, Various
Official religion(s)Various
DemonymAustralian
GovernmentConstitutional Monarchy
- KingZachary I
- Prime MinisterZachary I
- JusticiariusZachary I
LegislatureParliament
Established2009
Area claimed3,150,000km²
Population2,329,700 (in claimed territories)
CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Time zone(UTC+10)
National sportRugby League
National animalKoala
(Phascolarctos cinereus)
Patron saintSt. Mary MacKillop

The Commonwealth of Northern Australia was a constitutional monarchy located in the North-Eastern sector of the Australian continent in the Southern Hemisphere.

History

The Commonwealth of Northern Australia, founded on 1 November 2009, was the Successor State of The United Kingdom of Oceania and The British Dominion of Queensland and the Australian Northern Territory. The Commonwealth of Northern Australia had shared sovereignty of its Territory with the Commonwealth of Australia.

Territorial Claim

The territorial claim of Northern Australia consisted of all the landmasses west of 155 degrees east and east of 129 degrees east between the 9th and 26th parallels of southern latitude, all landmasses west of 155 degrees east and east of 141 degrees east all lands northward of a line commencing on the sea coast at Point Danger, in latitude about 28º 8’ south, and followed the range thence which divides the waters of the Tweed, Richmond, and Clarence Rivers from those of the Logan and Brisbane Rivers, westerly, to the great dividing range between the waters falling to the east coast and those of the River Murray; followed the great dividing range southerly to the range dividing the waters of Tenterfield Creek from those of the main head of the Dumaresq River; followed that range westerly to the Dumaresq River; and followed that river (which is locally known as the Severn) downward to its confluence with the Macintyre River; thence followed the Macintyre River, which lower down becomes the Barwan, downward to the 29th parallel of south latitude, and followed that parallel westerly to 141 degrees east the excluding territory claimed by Papua New Guinea and Indonesia. This area included all of the Australian Northern Territory and all of the Australian State of Queensland, north of the 26th parallel of southern latitude.

The Commonwealth claimed dual sovereignty of its territories with the Commonwealth of Australia.

Government

The Government was a Constitutional Monarchy with a bicameral parliamentary system of government.

Structure

The Commonwealth government was split into three levels Federal, State and Local.

Federal

The Federal Government was responsible for managing the affairs of the nation as a whole, these include diplomatic, taxation, environmental, societal, cultural and military matters. The Federal government was composed of three branches:

  • Executive: The King is the Head of State of The Commonwealth of Northern Australia, The King claimed the powers to declare war, sign treaties and grant pardons as well as ratifying or vetoing laws.
  • Legislative: The Legislative body of The Commonwealth of Northern Australia was The Federal Parliament of Northern Australia, consisting of the Senate of Northern Australia and the Northern Australian House of Representatives. His Majesties Government was led by the 'Prime Minister of Northern Australia'
  • Judicial: The High Court of the Northern Australia and the lower Federal and Family Courts of Northern Australia, whose judges were appointed by the King, interpret laws and overturn those they found unconstitutional.

State

The State Governments were responsible for managing the affairs of the individual states, these include environmental, societal and cultural matters. The State governments were composed of three branches:

  • Executive: A Governor was appointed by the Head of The Royal Estate to represent The King as Head of State of the individual States, The Governor claimed the powers to grant pardons as well as ratifying or vetoing laws.
  • Legislative: The Legislative body of The States were The State Parliaments of Northern Australia, each consisting of a State Senate and a House of Representatives. His Majesties Government was led by the 'First Minister' of each state.
  • Judicial: The individual states had no judicial systems, however, a sub-national judicial system existed in that each of the Royal Estates of Northern Australia operated a The High Court, a State Court and Family Court, their judges were appointed by either the Head of The Royal Estate or The Governor of The State, they interpret laws and overturn those they found unconstitutional.

Local

Unlike the State and Federal Governments, Local Governments shdefer Judicial powers to the State Government

  • Executive: The Local Government is led by an elected Councilor known as the Mayor.
  • Legislative: Local Governments consist of a Legislative Body known as a Council.

Parliamentary Archives

Federal Parliamentary Archives

States, Territories and Regions

The Commonwealth of Northern Australia is divided into 4 Royal Estates and further into 11 States and 2 special districts.


STATE NAME CAPITAL CITY ROYAL ESTATE
Alice Alice Springs Solomon
Arnhem Jabiru Isa
Barkly

Tennant Creek

Isa
Moondarra Mount Isa Isa
Darwin Darwin Solomon
Fitzroy Rockhampton Capricornia
Hinchinbrook Townsville Torresia
Katherine Katherine Solomon
Mackay Mackay Capricornia
Torres Thursday Island Torresia
York District Cairns Torresia
Yuggera District Brisbane Capricornia