By Lauren Ferri For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 06:26 GMT, 8 December 2019 | Updated: 06:26 GMT, 8 December 2019
Labor MP Julian Hil (pictured) l is pushing for a plan to get Australia to ditch the British monarchy and become a republic without a referendum
Labor MP Julian Hill is pushing for a plan to get Australia to ditch the British monarchy and become a republic without a referendum.
The Labor backbencher for Bruce, Victoria, is proposing a plan to get state and federal MPs to vote to change royal succession laws.
Mr Hill claims the Australian public should not be responsible for changing the laws but rather it should be up to members of parliament.
If the proposal is accepted parliament could change the law which would see Queen Elizabeth be Australia's last ever monarch.
'Like the majority of MPs I believe our nation should have an Australian as our head of state,' Mr Hill told parliament last week.
'Our head of state should be a citizen not a foreigner. Our head of state should live here, not in Britain.'
He is pushing for the Governor-General to become Australia's head of state rather than a member of the royal family such as Prince Charles.
Mr Hill is calling for parliament to change the royal succession laws, which would mean Queen Elizabeth (pictured) would be Australia's last ever monarch
The plan outlines that the