Indigenous Australians

Fremantle council bans Australia Day fireworks

Last week, the Fremantle council voted to end the fireworks on Australia Day, and instead to adopt more ‘culturally sensitive’ activities. This trend to run down, and disparage our national day, has become increasingly common. Some call it ‘invasion day’. A past link on my blog has ceased to work, and thus, the following is the… Continue reading Fremantle council bans Australia Day fireworks

Indigenous Australians

More on ‘Invasion Day’

Article from Sherry Sufi In 2008, when incoming Prime Minister Kevin Rudd provided Indigenous Australians the apology outgoing Prime Minister John Howard had long refused to, Australians were told: “The time has come, well and truly come … for all Australians, those who are indigenous and those who are not to come together, truly reconcile and together build a… Continue reading More on ‘Invasion Day’