• Australians recently discovered a little-known law that lets them get portraits of the Queen for free - and politicians are inundated with requests

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Vice published an article on Wednesday saying that Australians could get a free portrait of Queen Elizabeth II from the government.
    Politicians have since been inundated with requests, with one MP calling it "excellent trolling."
    One Melbourne lawmaker said he had received "dozens" of request within 24 hours.
    Australians are demanding portraits of the Queen from their government after realizing that they can get them for free, thanks to a little-known law.
    Under the little-known "constituents' request program," Australian citizens are legally entitled to "nationhood material" such as flags...
    Read more ...