Should We Move Australia Day?
Well, another Australia Day has come and gone. We had barbecues. We got drunk. Yet, for many in our country, especially our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, there was little to celebrate. For many, the day that the first fleet arrived in Sydney Harbour in 1788 is a day that symbolises the start of all the pain, suffering and continued difficulties that continue right up to this day. To many, it was the start of an invasion.