The Presidency of the Republic of Australia is the highest office in the Republic of Australia. The President is elected by the people for three years and can be elected for a maximum of three terms. The Presidents official residence is situated in Melbourne. The current President is Daniel Lee Harris, who was elected on the 24th July 2008 following victory in the 2008 Presidential elections.
The President can have up to three terms as president and each term lasts 3 years. The President has the authority to repeal a law or reject a bill if he/she sees that it is necessary. The President can take part and vote in meetings in the Congress. The President can only be removed from power if he/she resigns from the office of if he/she is voted out of power by the Congress.
To take the office of the president, one must be born in Australia or a legalized citizen over the age of 25. The citizen must have been a resident in the country for at least 15 years. The citizen must have not been found guilty of committing a category A/B crime in the last 7 years(Grade A) and 5 years(Grade B).
Security and TransportEdit
As the most important person in the country, the President receives the highest level of protection in the country. The President has his own task force tasked with safely escorting the President and protecting him at all times.The official residence of the President is highly secure with Armed Soldiers present at all times. The president travels through the country in the official state car which is a Mercedes limousine. The car is colored Green with strips of gold and the national flag is placed on the left and right front wing. It is bullet proof with tinted windows on both sides. When travelling in the limousine, the President is always accompanied by support cars and motorcycles which forms a protective ring around the convoy. The President also has full use of the navy and air force at his/her disposal.