World’s smallest state says, G’day... again
AFTER 50 years, one of the world’s smallest self-declared states, the Principality of Hutt River, which lies 500km north of Perth, will rejoin Australia. Wheat farmer Leonard
Casley declared the 75sq km province independent in 1970. But the state’s government has decided to dissolve it after a large tax bill, a drop in tourist numbers and the death of Mr Casley.