Dear Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet,
It is known that Queen Elizabeth II died at around 16:30 British summer time on 8 September. Which was already 9 September in Canberra. Did that mean Charles III became the King of Australia on 9 September?
Dear Mr Smith
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Janelle | Senior Adviser
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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
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