Australia: Invasion Day 26.1?

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brynpoeth
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Australia: Invasion Day 26.1?

Postby brynpoeth » 26 Jan 2019, 8:16am

26.1 is a holiday down there, denoting the 'discovery' of Australia

Lots of people protested, calling for the holiday to be abolished, do they want to work instead? :?

Never been there but I know a bit about the history of Australia, there was a good series about it on r4 in 1988. Are white Australians aware of the history of their country, do they care?

I dreamed up a new version of 'Advance Australia Fair':
Australians let us all rejoice
For we are young and free
We came, we took the blackpersons land
And threw them in the sea
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