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Jim Haynes on Australia Day

Jim Haynes, Australian Historian and John & Paul regular, speaks to Michael about early Australia & Australia Day which celebrates the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales… and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at Sydney Cove by Governor Arthur Phillip.

Celebrations reflect the diverse society and landscape of the nation and are marked by community and family events, reflections on Australian history, official community awards and citizenship ceremonies welcoming new members of the Australian community.

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