Australia today, our Commonwealth of Australia, evolved from the settlement in 1788. So the 26th January is very much our birthday.

As with any birthday, this is a day for celebration and for commemoration. This is the day on which we look to the things which unites us, and not those which divide us.  

This was the when Captain Arthur Phillip RN brought to this land what would become four of the six foundation pillars of this nation.


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