No specific day can be Australia Day: Michael Anderson

2018-01-24T21:27:57+11:00January 24th, 2018|

Michael Anderson speaking at the Aboriginal Embassy, Canberra, Australia, 26 January 2017. Photo: Jane Morrison Many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their supporters call this national holiday on 26 January, 'the Day of Mourning', 'Invasion Day' or 'Survival Day'. For the government, 26 January celebrates the arrival of [...]

The Hottest 100 won’t be held on Australia Day next year, triple j says

2017-12-05T06:38:29+11:00November 27th, 2017|

In acknowledgement of the  ‘increasing debate’ about Australia Day (26 January) and its meaning for First Peoples, ABC radio station triple j announced on 27 November 2017 that the countdown for the best 100 songs will not be held on 26 January, but on 27 January 2018. Read ABC music [...]

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