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(I am) Australia(n) Day

City of Holdfast Bay, Glenelg, Australia Day 2019

Glenelg beach, South Australia, 26 January 2019 In other cities  ‘change the date’ or ‘invasion day’ demonstrations, and counter demonstrations, disrupted this year’s Australia Day celebrations. In Adelaide, as is often the case, it was a completely different vibe. At the City of Holdfast Bay’s citizenship ceremony at Glenelg beach, a quiet revolution was underway

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Australia Day 2015

An invisible suitcase of dreams. Australia Day began cool, cloudy and not beachy, or summery at all, but that did not dampen the spirits of the new citizens, their supporters or the other hundreds of people who turned up at Glenelg Beach for the Australia Day Ceremony. We’ve heard of this day’s overly nationalistic xenophobic

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