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The Proclaimers

 South Australia’s 180th Proclamation Day, 28 December 2016 Modern Australia is a young country with much of its heritage imported from Great Britain or, more recently, the rest of Europe.

178th Proclamation Day

South Australia commemorates its founding under the Old Gum Tree, Glenelg. The Mayor of Glenelg, Stephen Patterson, welcomes incoming Governor Hieu Van Lee, a former refugee from Vietnam, to the 178th Proclamation (or “Proccie”) Day. Earlier Robert Taylor gave an inspiring Welcome to Country and a traditional aboriginal song to bless the land. Afterwards, of

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