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You want a day to celebrate Australia. I want an Australia that’s worth celebrating.
In the past I have supported the #changethedate campaign.
Until recently, when you searched ‘change the date’ on Google in Australia the first entry was even an article I wrote a few years back titled ‘Why we should change the date ofAustralia Day’.
It is still the most successful article on this website, by far.
I had hoped that there were enough Australians who would agree that celebrating Invasion is a pretty shit thing to do, and that changing the date could provide a catalyst for creating a country worthy of celebration. However, after seeing the rise…
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