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Christian Porter says governor general’s power to dismiss prime minister keeps ‘governments on their toes’ – The Guardian

Attorney general responds to release of palace letters, saying its contents give no ammunition to advocates for a republic

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Australias attorney general Christian Porter has declared the governor general having reserve powers keeps executive governments on their toes and he says the palace letters dont tell us anything about the role of the governor general that we didnt really already know.
Porter, who on Wednesday characterised himself as a sort of a constitutional conservative, said Australia was probably the best-functioning democracy in the world, and if you dont like this system, its incumbent…

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