Australia Day: Invasion Day?

Time for some ‘truth telling’! What is Australia Day? Australia Day is a national public holiday observed on 26 January – the day of the landing of the First Fleet in 1788 in Port Jackson (Sydney Cove) – after a false start at Botany Bay – which became Australia’s first colony and evolved into the […]

Who’s Racist?

There’s been some focus of late on racism – it’s very topical right now. I was listening to Jane Elliott on Radio National recently discussing her blue eyes/brown eyes exercise which is used to expose prejudice and bigotry as being based on purely arbitrary factors. Which of course it is. Whilst I disagreed fundamentally with […]