Australia Day (Invasion Day)

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Stan Grant's extremely powerful speech on racism and the Australian dream as part of IQ2 debate goes viral - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Stan Grant's speech on racism and the Australian dream as part of debate goes viral - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Yothu Yindi - Treaty (Original Version)

Yothu Yindi - Treaty (Original Version) This song was so powerful at the Kuranda ampitheatre concert in May

Australia Day is a time for mourning, not celebration - Aboriginal people protesting for citizen rights

Australia Day is a time for mourning, not celebration

Nakkiah Lui: The refusal to celebrate Australia Day is part of an ongoing fight for the recognition of the abuse of Indigenous people's rights. If we give up on protesting, we might soon no longer remember the past

How to show solidarity with Indigenous Australians this Invasion Day - Lara

Celeste Liddle on the things you can do to not erase the views, history and struggle of Indigenous people on this national holiday.

The World’s Most Popular Website Just Ripped The Rug Out From Under Australia Day - Ineka Voigt, with her winning artwork, entitled 'Stolen Dreamtime'.

The World’s Most Popular Website Just Ripped The Rug Out From Under Australia Day - Ineka Voigt, with her winning artwork, entitled 'Stolen Dreamtime'.

If there is ever a day that I don’t feel Australian, it would be on Australia Day.

If there is ever a day that I don’t feel Australian, it would be on Australia Day. My mother is a fifth-generation Australian of English and Irish heritage and my father is Munanjahli and an Australian-born…

26 January is alternately known as Australia Day, Invasion Day and the Day of Mourning. @IndigenousX host Pekeri Ruska reflects on what this date means to her and her people - An Aboriginal man in chains with an Australian flag taping his mouth shut.

On this Invasion Day, I am angry. Australia has a long way to go

26 January is alternately known as Australia Day, Invasion Day and the Day of Mourning. host Pekeri Ruska reflects on what this date means to her and her people - An Aboriginal man in chains with an Australian flag taping his mouth shut.

First Dog on the Moon Australia Day cartoon.  - Very interesting second last box - Sounds very much like the dairy industry to me.

First Dog on the Moon Australia Day cartoon. - Very interesting second last box - Sounds very much like the dairy industry to me.

The overwhelming response to my speech tells me we are better than our racist history, says Stan Grant

Australia Day: what makes us great, and what that greatness demands of us

Guardian Australia Indigenous affairs editor tells debate audience racism ‘is at the heart of the Australian dream’, provoking a powerful reaction online

Sign briefly posted outside Mister Jones cafe in Bermagui. The cafe owner said he was vandalised and had received threatening messages. -James: "Love the place and the staff are always so nice. Great coffee too...Unless you are a dickhead, the sign should not offend you!" Rowena: "These would be the same dickheads who told Vegans to get a sense of humour when they complained about the 2016 Invasion Day Dead Baby Sheep Ad. Exactly who can't take a joke?  Our national day is a joke!"

NSW cafe's 'National Dickhead Day' sign sparks death threats and vandalism

For Matt Chun, the national ritual is fraudulent and indefensible and he wants visitors to his cafe in the coastal town of Bermagui to know it

Words for HATE HE SAID - An amazing poem by Steven Oliver.  You can watch him recite his poem here:  https://www.facebook.com/blakforce2014/videos/1559295074312914/ Or just listen here:  http://www.989fm.com.au/podcasts/hate-he-said-by-steven-oliver/

Today, Steven Oliver has summed up in these poetic lines, what I tried to do in words of my memoir.

Little G - Invasion Day Rap

Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that this video contains images of people who have died. January 26 is the day the colonia.

Fremantle cancels Australia Day fireworks out of respect of indigenous Australians

AUSTRALIA DAY wont be the same in one Australian city next year, with the usual celebrations cancelled.

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