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Hurling words at dead Kings and into the void

 Reagan and Hawke’s nationalism gap 

You have heard the declaration of independence with its majestic ending, which is worthy to live forever, which has been hurled at the bones of a fossilized monarch, old King George the III, who has been dead these many years, and which will continue to be hurled at him annually as long as this republic lives.

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Forest Fairies chosen for Belonging in Queensland mural

By: Michael Fox

“After a community barbecue on Australia Day afternoon, a group of us wandered into the enchanting Toohey Forest to admire the work of Mount Gravatt Environment Group. 114 more words

Fox Gully Bushcare

Canada Day

I’ve never been one for Canada Day. It’s the connection to Australia Day I grew up with that was celebrated on the day Europeans first arrived to form a settlement on the continent. 60 more words


Australia Day!

Tuesday was Australia Day, which meant that I got to learn about what this country is all about!

While most Australians spend the day with family and friends at festivities, I was in class most. 760 more words


Australia Day

26th January 2016.

A public holiday to celebrate the founding of the colony of New South Wales on this day in 1788.

As this was our first experience of Australia day we decided to head down to the parade in the CBD. 300 more words


Cousin Jenny was waiting at the airport to meet us in Sydney. She had not changed much in the twenty eight years since I had last seen her. 626 more words

Australia Day In Bali

Wednesday 26th – January 2016
Bali, Seminyak

Fraser Island

I was awoken by torrential rain. A few weeks before this trip, I had recently been camping on… 790 more words