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The date of Australia day should be changed

doni.birch
GraceDargan

The date of Australia day being the 26th of January should be changed to any other date. This date on January 26th brings out the divide of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians into focus. This date is meant to bring all Australians together where as is separates us. Indigenous people look at this day as invasion day, the day non-Indigenous people stole their land and killed their families. Although for many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Australia Day is also an opportunity...

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Materialism is the bet way to pursue happiness

Ariesz
brainFreeze

Round 1-Acceptance, Round 2-Cases, Round 3-Rebuttals, Round 4-Defense Materialism- a tendency to consider material possessions and physical comfort as more important than spiritual values. Pursue-follow (someone or something) in order to catch Happy-feeling or showing pleasure or contentment: I will be arguing that materialism is the best way to achieve happiness. My opponent will argue that there are more negative effects of materialism than there are benefits....

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We should change the date of Australia Day, as it doesn't truly celebrate all Australians

Georgieray
angehariman

Australia day , a nice day spent with family or friends, going out having fun. But Australia day isn"t all sunshine and rainbows it has quite a dark history. Australia Day excludes Indigenous Australians. In fact Australia actually commemorates the invasion of the First Fleet, that's is why some people refer to this day as "Invasion Day" or "Day of Mourning". Australia day is supposed to be a happy day not a day of mourning and its should represent all Australians and it should bring us all toge...

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We should change the date of Australia Day, as it doesn't truly celebrate all Australians

gabby.hl
juliettekeeffe

I strongly believe that the date of Australia Day should changed from the 26th of January to a different day as this is a day that the Aboriginals mourn for the loss of their rights to their land, loss of family and the loss of the right to practice their culture. While many people celebrate Australia Day with a Barbeque or a nice day out at the beach to celebrate our wonderful country, the Aborigines are mourning the loss of their loved ones who passed away in their fight for freedom and human...

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We should change the date of Australia Day, as it doesn't truly celebrate all Australians.

jessicaoconnnor
AbbeyHewat

My name is Jessica O'Connor, and today I will be arguing against the statement that 'We should change the date of Australia Day, as it doesn't truly celebrate all Australian's'. I believe that Australia Day is a day symbolic of the reconciliation between European Australian's, and Aboriginal Australians. Australia day, is a day celebrated by Australian's on the 26th of January every year. The day marks the anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet of the convict ships from Great Britain,...

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Australia Day should be changed from January 26th to another date

Ruby.Ryan
Sara_Udovicic

January 26th, Australia Day. It"s different for everyone but traditionally it is a day of great celebration for Australian"s to reflect on what happened 228 years ago. When Captain Arthur Phillip lead the First Fleet as well as 759 convicts to the Great land of Australia. The First Fleet arrived at Sidney Cove on January 26th 1788 and changed Australia"s history forever. Now Australia day, previously called Anniversary Day or Federation Day is a day which does not fully represent all Australians...

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Australia Day should be changed from January 26th to another date

Ruby.Ryan
Sara_Udovicic

January 26th, Australia Day. It's different for everyone but traditionally it is a day of great celebration for Australians to reflect on what happened 228 years ago. When Captain Arthur Phillip lead the First Fleet as well as 759 convicts to the Great land of Australia. The First Fleet arrived at Sidney Cove on January 26th 1788 and changed Australia's history forever. Now Australia day, previously called Anniversary Day or Federation Day is a day which does not fully represent all Australians....

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We should change the date of Australia Day, as it doesn't truly celebrate all Australians

maddysalazar
scarlethurry

Today we will be arguing if the date of Australia day should be changed. Firstly, it is a day celebrating those Aboriginals who were invaded and even killed by the British, who then claim the land as theirs. The 19th century was the period of colonial expansion that destroyed their cultural links to the land. Indigenous australians found themselves on the fringes of the new society, as their lives, values and traditions were pushed aside. Jack Gibson, of the Wiradjuri nation says,"Australia...

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Change the date

ilanacaia
brianteg

There is heaps to celebrate about Australia - the food, the beer, the sun, the beach and all the different cultures. But why does the 26th of January have to be the date of "Australia day" or as Indigenous people call it "Invasion Day" marking the day that the first fleet arrived, when white settlement of Australia begun, and the decades of injustice Aboriginal people faced at their hands. The Australia Day website also claims that "On Australia Day we come together as a nation to celebrate wha...

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We should change the date of Australia Day, as it doesn't truly celebrate all Australians

SofiiaSmiith
mercedes.mendez

Thirty years ago, a debatable decision was created to mark January 26th as Australia Day. A day made to originally celebrate the settlement of British colonies on indigenous soil. The date upon Australia Day was placed was the date Captain Arthur Phillip raised the British flag for the first time in Sydney Cove, taking possession of New South Wales. This day is acclaimed a public holiday, many Australians from European backgrounds spend the holiday with mates, celebrating the day off work, spend...

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