Government of the

Principality of Hutt River


  Royal Rhetoric Archive 2012  
  H.R.H. Prince Leonard  
  Sovereign of the Principality of Hutt River and all its Territories.
Protector of the Legends of the Nunda People,
Commander in Chief Royal Hutt River Defence Forces,
Royal Protector of
The Most Noble and Most Worthy Sovereign Order of The Crusaders Cross of Jerusalem,
Grand Officier du Noble Ordre de Chevalrie et Religieux de la Couronne d'Epines.
Grand Collar de l'ordre Souverain  Militaire Teutonic et de l'ordre Chevalresque de la Sainte-Croix de Jerusalem.

Cabildo de Cavalleros Cubicularios De San Ildefonso.
Grand Collar of the Ordem General Abreu e Lima.

 Kentucky Colonel,
Founder & Trustee of the Royal College of Advanced Research.
Patron & Honorary Commissioner in Chief of the Legion of Frontiersmen, Independent Command, Canada.
Patron of the "Royal Enfield Club of Australia Inc."
   December 2012  

15th December 2012

 Greetings to you all!

Once again Christmas is nearly here.

It is now Forty Three years since we had occasion to have strong words with the ministers of the West Australian Government.

There were two matters of concern, Licenses to sell fat lambs and a Wheat Quota, both virtually put us out of the industry totally.  This eventually led to where a minister was putting an Act of Parliament through to resume our agricultural lands, which we objected to strongly for by the Titles for the land no more than one-twentieth could be resumed for any purpose whatsoever, which led to the secession in order of blocking the taking of our lands.

I happened to come across one of my early letters from 1969 on this subject, you might find it interesting.

Today there are no licenses to sell fat lambs and there are no wheat quotas.
The Government of the day had no idea where such industries were going.

Those who so often wish to learn about just why we seceded can learn a great deal by visiting the Government Archive Section of our website where copies of the very earliest letters and paperwork which will help explain what happened and why, may be found.  CLICK HERE!

In the subsequent 43 years the Governments never ceased to try and destroy our revenue.

The Australian Government asked the USA Government to try and stop Hutt River Province representatives from:
Registering Ships; and
Numismatic sales.
3.   The Australian Government also tried to stop the Principality’s philatelic sales here in Australia which resulted          in the Australian Court finding PHR postage stamps to be lawful postage stamps. PHR postage stamps remain in use today and are highly sought by collectors worldwide. We are also proud to be one of the very few countries in the world who still rmain using using postage stamps on ALL mail posted and will continue to do so!

We have observed in recent times that the Australian Government has, on many occasions, acted with total disregard for the people’s economy.

The Australian Government also put pressure on Jordan to stop the Hutt River Province’s representative from setting up a research organization in Jordan comprising of representatives of all major religious organizations with the purpose to research the pure Sciences of the Spiritual and God.  The representative got word that he was about to be arrested and he fled from Jordan.
However, such research never ceased, and indeed it continues today.

This Principality will continue to advance and continue to care for and look to the future of its people.

As Christmas and the holiday season are about upon us Princess Shirley and I, along with all of us here in the PHR, take this opportunity to wish you all a Merry Christmas and all the best for the New Year. Stay safe over the holiday season with special care needed whilst travelling on the roads.

The Principality will shortly reduce down to a skeleton staff as we try to let all get a break for a couple of weeks over the holiday period so that staff may spend some quality time with family and friends; so from December 21 until Jan 08 we may not be able to attend to all enquiries, but a skeleton crew will still monitor emails and will be able to offer assistance, even be it a little slower than usual, to all urgent communications. All other emails/matters will be attended as soon as all return to their stations.

Thank you for all the support throughout 2012 and a special thank you to our Representatives around the globe for helping us advance the Principality forward for yet another year and we look forward to the challenges that will come with the New Year.


September 2012

24th September 2012

Greetings to you all!

Another year that is flying by and this year has once again seen a very low rainfall received in this region and as a result, the agricultural yields will be well down on what is the regions normal averages, however, fortunately prices for grain are on a high so some of the loss from a reduced quantity of grain produced will be offset by the higher prices, but that will only be “some” of the losses.

Here in the Principality, whilst visitor/tourist numbers have been down a little this year thus far, no doubt due to the high value of the Aussie dollar affecting overseas tourists costs to travel and holiday in Australia, we have seen an increase in the number of visitors from Asia. Whilst visitor numbers may have been down a little we have still been kept busy with the number that have visited which included a busy season for the Cruise Ship industry who regularly call into Geraldton Port and guided bus tours are made available for those who may wish to visit the PHR and take morning or afternoon tea with us. Now is the perfect time of the year to visit us, with the weather warming and the wildflower season underway. Large areas of colour are visible all around us already, this wildflower season will continue through to late October - mid November.

On the political side of matters, we have sent communications to the First Secretary of State of the UK requesting his confirmation of certain matters which will have grave consequences upon the Government of Australia.   

In the sporting fields our individual sportsmen and women as well as our clubs, etc, have been quite active throughout the year and all should be highly commended. With the “adventures” of our Dame Julia in the Novelty Sports through to the higher speed action of the PHR Rally Team coming equal second in the Trans America Rally a few Months ago and then there have been the great efforts by our Bicycle Road Race team the Royal Hutt River Silvertails and we should look the Royal Hutt River Dedication Cricket Team who in December will again be competing on the Willowfest 2012 competition in what will be the competitions 35th Year! It is hoped that we will soon announce the addition of more sporting teams to the PHR Stable of competitors.

People are always asking how they can help the PHR in some way, the offer is always appreciated and I always say that you can help us by learning the “TRUE FACTS” concerning the reasons behind our secession; these facts may be learned by studying our only website  and then helping to spread that word amongst the public.

There is now another way that we would like you to become involved in order  to support both the PHR and your local community and that is by joining the Royal Hutt River Legion. The Royal Hutt River Legion (RHRL) is a uniformed Arm of the Royal Hutt River Defence Forces though it is a special community orientated force which was formed following expressions of interest and a need seen and identified in society, to provide community support in all areas around the globe and to all people. This organization is ideal for those who wish to support the Principality and their local community, an opportunity to provide a service to both and show the world that people care. Part of the foundation of which the Principality of Hutt River is founded is based on care and the rights of people so what better way to show off these values than by an organized worldwide focus of energy and service for the good of others.
HRH Princess Shirley accepted the position of Hon Colonel in Chief of the RHRL, which shows her personal support for such an organization.

You may learn more by visiting here:.. Royal Hutt River Legion

Our Best Wishes to you all!


March 2012

18th March 2012

Constitutional Challenge served on the Australian Parliament!

I issued a formal challenge upon the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia in October 2011, the challenge being that all members of the parliament thereof were sitting in Parliament without Constitutional Authority. (SEE PRESS RELEASE)

The Hon. Julia Gillard, Prime Minster of Australia, the Hon. Tony Abbott, Leader of the Opposition, all sitting members of the Australian Senate and the majority of members of the Australian House of Representatives have to date been issued with the challenge. 

Her Excellency Quentin Bryce, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, was challenged as to the Constitutional validity of her appointment.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as Sovereign of Australia was respectfully informed by way of copies of the challenges.

The Australian Attorney-General’s Department took this matter up on behalf of the parliamentarians of Australia.

 Both Myself and the Government of this Principality stand by to assist the Australian Government to correct these extremely important matters of error within the Australian Constitution and to point out and advise regarding other anomalies contained within the Australian Constitution that need also be attended to.

At a cursory glance these matters may seem to be minor, individual words, a phrase, a play on words even; but in reality these errors, though they may look small in fact create the difference between a lawfully appointed government and an unlawfully appointed government. The difference between being a citizen of a nation or an alien in one’s own land.

The Constitution, any Constitution, provides the ground rules, the rules and laws that MUST be followed in the running of anything from a club to a nation, words that may not be “interpreted” but rather must be “obeyed”. In this particular case the Australian Constitution provides the words that guide the country, that guide the government. From these words comes the law, which once again is made up of “mere words” but such powerful words and words that must be followed by all, without exception.  Any breach of the Constitution is a breach of Constitutional law and therefore must be attended to, as anything that results from the breaching of the Constitution is unlawful and all that follows as a result of that breach is unlawful ad infinitum.

The matters upon which I have raised and challenged the Australian Government with are just some of the matters of great import contained within the Australian Constitution which are either being ignored, people are unaware of or are simply being manipulated to suit purposes.

Changes to the Australian Constitution are recognized as needed and they cannot any longer be ignored as the country is moving further and further away from its very foundation upon which it was built and is meant to stand.

My government has a policy not to involve itself in matters of concern to others whilst at the same time does not appreciate others involving themselves in our matters. In this instance we have to get involved because we have a duty to both protect the dual citizenship holders of the Principality of Hutt River who reside in Australia and this government wishes to settle our relationship with Australia and forge a treaty. As I have said all along, this can only be effected between two lawful governments. Whilst the Government of PHR is lawful, Australia is without a lawful government and this must be corrected so that a treaty may be agreed upon.

These matters must be addressed and addressed correctly, there is only one way in which this may be done and that is “BY THE PEOPLE”!


PoliNation Conference disclaimer!

On another matter, it has come as some surprise to me to discover that the name of this Principality and myself has been attached to a “conference” that is to be held in London in July this year with the obvious aim of using this nation to promote and add some level of credence to this conference, when in fact neither this Principality nor myself are involved with this conference in any way whatsoever, nor do we support or wish to promote or be part of it in any way.

This conference is named the PoliNation Conference and it is supposedly a conference/meeting of delegates from micronations, of which we are not one, from around the globe.

Despite communicating with the three organisers of this event, only one has responded to our communications and despite our stating and confirming that we wish no part and will be taking no part in this conference and demanding that our name and all references to us be removed from all and any promotions concerning this event, our name and photo’s etc have not been removed from their website where it is both inferred and stated that PHR will be present and that an official delegate will be in attendance. The organiser has threatened to appoint a delegate to represent this nation and that “delegate” may not be of a positive opinion of the PHR. The promotions published show that the delegate for PHR is yet to be advised!

Please take note that this Principality, its Sovereign and Government are not part of this conference and do not support it in any way whatsoever and there will be no PHR representation nor delegate appointed to attend by this nation, the matter has been bought to the attention of the PHR Diplomatic security Force to monitor, investigate and act on accordingly.

Our Best Wishes to you all!


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