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Australia Day

Australia Day, 26 January, commemorates the arrival of the first fleet in Australia and is our official national day.

It is marked by the Order of Australia, Australian of the Year Awards, and a variety of celebrations across the country.

Find out more.

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Last updated
28 January, 2014

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