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Let's find a new date!

I posted this haiku a few years ago when we were living in the remote community of Willowra in Central Australia. To celebrate Australia Day on 26th January is deeply offensive to our indigenous sisters and brothers, for whom the date marks the invasion of their country. 32 more words



According to a report in the West Australian today the Federal Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection has written to all 547 local councils in Australia, and warned them that they will be stripped off their right to hold citizenship ceremonies, if there are politically motivated attacks on Australia Day. 91 more words

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[Bede's MIFF 2017 Audio Reviews #2] Nothingwood and Australia Day


Welcome to the 2nd edition of my 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival (a.k.a. MIFF) audio reviews. In this one, I share my thoughts on the filmmaking themed documentary NOTHINGWOOD and RED DOG director Kriv Stenders topically themed ensemble Aussie drama AUSTRALIA DAY. 45 more words

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Melbourne Irish Language Summer School, January 2018

Tramanna, Teanga agus Tú Féin.

Trams, Language, and Yourself!

Tá áthas orainn Daonscoil 2018 a fhógairt, i Melbourne arís agus in ionad nua : International House, ag Ollscoil Melbourne ! 471 more words

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Should Triple J's Hottest 100 Change Dates?

National youth radio network Triple J is inviting listeners to have their say on whether the hugely popular Hottest 100 countdown should continue to be held on January 26 or not. 171 more words



The beautiful environs of Fraser’s are matched perfectly with exceptional food and wine.

Executive Chef Chris Taylor uses the best West Australian produce in his award-winning cuisine, with a philosophy that allows the produce to speak for itself – honest flavours, simply yet deftly prepared and respectfully handled. 271 more words


Taking Pride In Our History

There has been a suggestion suggestion lately that we no longer celebrate Australia Day on 26 January.   In fact in some areas Australia Day has not been celebrated.   1,134 more words