Australia Day and Our National Identity

January 26 evokes a wide range of emotions for all types of Australians. For some, it is a time of celebration, while for others it’s a day of mourning.

But what sort of historical significance does January 26th have for all Australians? And is it possible that the date for Australia Day could ever change?

Adrian spoke with Professor Frank Bongiorno, a political and cultural historian from Australian National University, to discuss January 26 and the Australian identity.

Producer: James Hill

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