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Submission Number
98
Participant
Nelson Muhirwa
Submission date

The famous apology presented by the Australian government to the indigenous communities means very little unless it is followed by a genuine change of attitudes and behaviours viewed as belittling the pain, physical & psychological damage this core part of our nation has suffered in the past, when the rest celebrate Australia day on the 26 of January each year. This date should rather be commemorated as a reminder of what it really represent in history and another more unifying date “Australia Day” should be determined.