Being Australian

Today is the 26th of January. It is also known as Invasion Day, Aboriginal Day of Mourning, Survival Day, Australia Day. It means different things to different people. Some see it as a commemoration of the arrival of the First Fleet. For Indigenous Australians it is a painful day as they remember the impact of … Continue reading Being Australian

Australia Day

Today is January 26. Australia Day. According to the Australia Day website, “Australia Day, 26 January, is the day to reflect on what it means to be Australian, to celebrate contemporary Australia and acknowledge our history.” This National Day is also controversial. It marks the day, Jan 26, 1788, when the British arrived to colonise … Continue reading Australia Day