Australia Day
australia day
2017
January
smh.com.au
3 years ago
As if Liam Mannix's day wasn't already bad enough - then we asked him to write about it. Photo: Digitally altered image. Well, live it up, chums, I say.
abc.net.au
3 years ago
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says Australia's national day should be celebrated on the day the country becomes a republic. Protests were held on Australia Day urging a change of date, with claims January 26 marks the beginning of hardship experienced ...
bbc.co.uk
3 years ago
A man and a woman have died in a light plane crash in Perth as a crowd celebrating Australia Day watched on. The Grumman G-73 "Mallard" flying boat nosedived into Swan River in Western Australia's capital just after 17:00 local time on Thursday.
theguardian.com
3 years ago
“Because all the lies we've suffered from began with terra nullius - that this was nobody's land - which was a doozy.” Australia Day is over for 2017, but Mills, an activist, singer-songwriter, and elder for the people of the land where Darwin now sits ...
theage.com.au
3 years ago
A pack of youths hurled abuse at police as a fight spilled onto the streets of Williamstown on Australia Day. Photo: Cathryn Tremain.
news.com.au
3 years ago
Police say an officer was hospitalised after injuring his ankle during the march, which was organised to protest the date of Australia Day. Several thousand people attended the protest which began in Redfern. A woman was also taken to hospital with a ...
timeout.com
3 years ago
Surprise! It's Australia Day. Who knew, right? If you're not sure what the public holiday is all about, here's a quick refresher: Australia Day commemorates the arrival of the first fleet of British ships at Port Jackson in New South Wales in 1778. It ...
dailytelegraph.com.au
3 years ago
Anthony Minichiello donning Aussie shorts and Terry Biviano board a luxury yacht with friends for Australia Day celebrations at Rose Bay.
smh.com.au
3 years ago
Los Angeles: US President Donald Trump has sent an Australia Day message, declaring America has no better friend than Australia.
news.com.au
3 years ago
"On behalf of President Trump and the American people, it is my honour to congratulate the people of Australia as you celebrate this Australia Day, 229 years after the arrival of the First Fleet at Sydney Harbour," Shannon Jr said in a statement. "It ...
dw.com
3 years ago
Tens of thousands of Australians participated in protests across the country on Thursday demanding the date of Australia Day be changed out of respect for the country's indigenous people. The date of the national holiday, January 26, marks the ...
9news.com.au
3 years ago
Australia Day celebrations have clashed with protests throughout the nation's major cities with debate over whether to change the date stealing the spotlight.
themercury.com.au
3 years ago
A recent online poll by the National Australia Day Council sought to understand just how important Australia Day is to Australians, and what it means for us - no matter where our personal stories began.
adelaidenow.com.au
3 years ago
DESPITE a well planned protest march which bought a multicultural parade through the streets of Adelaide to a halt, South Australia's Australia Day celebration still ended on a high note with thousands gathering to watch fireworks both on the cricket ...
dailytelegraph.com.au
3 years ago
Intended as a protest against celebrating Australia Day on the day of the First Fleet's arrival, the march that started out in Redfern quickly turned ugly when one demonstrator lit an Australian flag.
aljazeera.com
3 years ago
Melbourne, Australia - Thousands of Australians have staged protest marches across the country demanding that the date of the Australia Day national holiday be changed from January 26, a date that marks the establishment of the first British penal ...
watoday.com.au
3 years ago
Two people have died after a plane crashed into the Swan River in front of a massive Australia Day crowd gathered at the Perth foreshore for the annual fireworks display.
adelaidenow.com.au
3 years ago
But tonight I heard that the Australia Day parade along King William St to Elder Park had been blocked by demonstrators, and when I went there I indeed found a sit-in across the road near Parliament House, an attempt to block the hundreds of people ...
smh.com.au
3 years ago
Whether relaxing near Lake Burley Griffin, enjoying a barbecue with friends or dancing to British India, Canberrans found plenty of ways to celebrate our national holiday on Thursday.
watoday.com.au
3 years ago
Only a small number of punters had found their way to the port city on a scorching hot Australia Day after the Fremantle council had canned its fireworks and celebration.
smh.com.au
3 years ago
Premier Gladys Berejiklian says she was disappointed by the "invasion day" protesters who burned the national flag and clashed with police on Australia Day. Outside Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Ms Berejiklian said there were more appropriate days to ...
theage.com.au
3 years ago
The local pub in Lakes Entrance is heaving. A sign behind the bar plugs the inaugural Australia Day cockroach race: "Bogan attire welcome".
theage.com.au
3 years ago
Thousands of people lined Melbourne's Swanston Street for the city's official Australia Day Parade on Thursday morning.
theage.com.au
3 years ago
Protesters gathered at Parliament House on Spring Street about 11am, just as the Australia Day parade was beginning nearby.
abc.net.au
3 years ago
Tasmanians were out in force to celebrate Australia Day with traditional sausage sizzles, gumboot throwing and beach visits.
bbc.com
3 years ago
Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has criticised people calling for the date of the national day to be changed, saying they should "crawl under a rock and hide".
abc.net.au
3 years ago
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and senior cabinet ministers including Barnaby Joyce and Scott Morrison have dismissed calls to change the date of Australia Day, despite comments by the Prime Minister's Indigenous advisor and a former cabinet minister.
abc.net.au
3 years ago
An Ebola-fighting nurse, Olympic and Paralympic gold medallists, and one of Australia's most famous musicians are among the NSW winners of 2017 Australia Day awards. NSW nurse Elizabeth Bowell has been recognised for services to nursing, especially ...
theage.com.au
3 years ago
Nothing revelatory, just a passing flippant comment about the recent divisive and controversial decision by Fremantle Council to move Australia Day back two days. The convo might simply start with Bazza belching out "isn't that Pettitt (Fremantle mayor ...
smh.com.au
3 years ago
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has lashed out at people who want to change the date of Australia Day, labelling them "miserable gutted" and arguing the idea was "political correctness gone mad".
time.com
3 years ago
The most basic reason why the national holiday falls when it does, as explained by the National Australia Day Council, is that it marks the day in 1788 when the so-called "Father of Australia," Captain Arthur Phillip, and his "First Fleet" of 11 ships ...
theage.com.au
3 years ago
The flag raising ceremony marks the beginning of Victoria's official Australia Day celebrations. Following the raising of the flag, attendees will be invited to participate in the Australia Day Affirmation - the ceremony concluding with the national ...
Australia Day is the official national day of Australia. Celebrated annually on 26 January, it marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales, and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at Sydney Cove by Governor Arthur Phillip.
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