Why we need to change the date of Australia Day

In BlogX, Change the date, History, Top Stories by Luke Pearson

According to the Australia Day website:
“The tradition of having Australia Day as a national holiday on 26 January is a recent one. Not until 1935 did all the Australian states and territories use that name to mark that date. Not until 1994 did they begin to celebrate Australia Day consistently as a public holiday on that date.”

What is Australia Day for?

In BlogX, History by Luke Pearson

According to the Australia Day website, it is a day where “we come together as a nation to celebrate what’s great about Australia and being Australian.”

Personally, I don’t see how anyone could think that the 26th of January would ever ‘bring everyone together’, or how it celebrates what’s great about Australia, or being Australian… I just don’t see it.

I think it’s great that Australia is home to some of the oldest living cultures on Earth.