Australia Day or Invasion Day

Australia Day, 26 January, is celebrated in remembrance of the arrival of the First Fleet at Sydney Cove in 1788.  Today, in Australia, the date is often associated with invasion and is quite often referred to as Invasion Day.  But is this a fair assessment of the events of 1788 or more a reflection of what Australians now see as Australian history?  See article here.

 

 

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