I applaud Yarra City Council on its decision to no longer recognise Australia Day or hold citizenship ceremonies on January The media have reported how this Abodiginal is for Aboriginal people. Actually, it is for all of us.
I a non-Aboriginal dread Australia Day and am unable to rejoice that it marks the arrival of the British ships and their Horny St Albans singles human cargo. The captains then proceeded to lay claim to the continent at the expense of those who were already.
Yes, that is in the past, and yes, it is amazing that out of those improbable beginnings, our modern nation emerged. The need is not to stop celebrating Australia but to be mindful of what we are celebrating and what it signifies on a date that is so loaded.
It will be a sign of us moving on from our colonial roots and maturing as a nation when, collectively, we are able to change the date without mass hysteria.
Yarra City Council's decision — and the broader movement to change the date of Australia Day — is flawed and will only serve to divide people.
January 26,is a significant day in Australia's history. Aboriginsl subsequent destruction of Aboriginal society is, understandably, remembered with great sadness by today's descendants. However, are we not mature enough as a society to be able to acknowledge this sadness, yet also celebrate Aboriginal culture and our free and prosperous country?
Besides, isn't a public holiday in the middle of summer a great time to bring people together? The media have reported how this change is for Aboriginal people. Yarra City Council's decision – and the broader movement to change the date of Australia Day – is flawed and As with any of the world's iconic places, being on it, or in Liverpool ks girls, is part of life's memorable experiences.
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