Australia Day


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Australia Day

n
(Historical Terms) a public holiday in Australia, commemorating the landing of the British in 1788: observed on the first Monday after Jan 26
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Clean Up Australia Day was started 28 years ago when Australian builder and yachtsman, Ian Kiernan instigated a clean-up in his own backyard - Sydney Harbour.
It's also been turned green for St Patrick's Day and was part of celebrations to mark Australia Day.
Ailyn Agonia Doha AUSTRALIAN Ambassador to Qatar HE Axel Wabenhorst reiterated his country's preparedness to support and contribute to Qatar's efforts to food security during the celebration of Australia Day held at Shangri-La Hotel Doha on Wednesday.
Canberra: Malcolm Turnbull says the date of Australia Day will not change as long as he is prime minister.
Four people celebrating Australia Day were injured in the accident and taken to hospital with burns from the projectiles, but all have now been discharged.
Here is wishing you a very happy Australia Day and a happy Republic Day," she added.
Thousands took to the streets on Australia Day on Friday to protest against the celebration of the start of white colonisation and persecution of Aboriginal Australians 230 years ago.
January 26 marks the arrival of the British First Fleet in 1788 and Australia Day has become one of the country's most divisive issues in recent years.
Pink paint has been dumped over the sculpture of the famous Marton-born explorer, based in St Kilda yesterday - the day before Australia Day.
CHRIS Woakes wants England to ruin Australia Day celebrations in Adelaide by winning a fourth consecutive one-day international and paving the way for a historic whitewash.
CRICKET CHRIS WOAKES wants England to ruin Australia Day celebrations in Adelaide by winning a fourth consecutive one-day international and paving the way for a historic whitewash.
Expats from across the nation will gather to celebrate Australia Day in the Grand Ballroom of JW Marriott DDM, Jan.
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