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Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull did not sign the declaration, but is a longstanding republican. Photograph:  Martin Ollman/Getty Images

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Christy, Michelle, Jenny and Peter Fitzsimons of Fitzsimons Insulations

Five years ago, Christy and Jenny Fitzsimons handed over the reins of their 34-year-old insulation business to the next generation. Fitzsimons (...)