Don't celebrate Australia in shame or ignorance

By Simon Cowan
Updated April 24 2018 - 8:58pm, first published August 17 2017 - 1:50pm

On Tuesday, Victoria's Yarra City Council unanimously voted to stop celebrating Australia Day as a council. Moreover, they have decided not to even refer to January 26 as Australia Day until 'a more appropriate term is adopted nationally' — one that reflects Indigenous dispossession.

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