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Why shouldn’t local government acton ‘Australia Day’? I truly hope someone gives Mark Latham a real job sometime soon his latest contribution is the launch of a campaign to ‘save Australia Day’. While promoting some revisionism about what did or didn’t happen in 1788, he makes the point that changing the date won’t address Indigenous disadvantage, a key point also made by a co-campaigner, Alice Springs councillor Jacinta Price, who argues that changing the date is only sup – ported by middle-class Australian Aboriginals

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