Monday, 26 January 2015
This Monday the 26th of January is our Australia Day. It is a time to celebrate being Australian. The day was traditionally for celebrating the arrival of the first fleet and Captain Arthur Phillip unfurling the British flag at Sydney Cove 26 January 1788, but it has evolved to be much more than that.
"This Australia Day will be the 21st time it is uniformly celebrated across the nation," Sharman Stone said.
"Australia began as ‘New Holland’, and it stayed that way until 1826 when it was named Australia after explorer, Mathew Flinders, proposed the name "Terra Australis" ...Click here for full story
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