Australia Day comes on January 26 of every year. It is an official national Holiday in Australia. Australia is the sixth largest country in the world, and they celebrate Australia Day from the year 1788. The Australia Day commemorates the establishment of first European settlement in Jackson Port; now it is the part of the Sydney. The day gathers the peoples in Australia, and they celebrate by thinking about what they are great about being an Australian. The day will reflect on what they have achieved and what are the things that can be proud of their Nation. Some of the peoples said that Australia is a land of mystery, danger and majestic beauty Nation. Hence Australian Day is a day for people in Australia to make their country in even better place for their future.
History of Australia Day
The Australia Day marks the anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet of British Ships at New South Wales in 1788. The day also marks the rise of the flag of Great Britain in that location. Nowadays the celebrations haven’t focused on the arrival of aforementioned ships instead of concentrating on diverse society and landscape of their nation. The parties will be held to welcome new immigrants, and some of the communities will organize some family events on that day. Before 1901, Australia is a young country, and they occurred federation in 1901. Only after the arrival of British ships, their population gets increased.
In 1935 Australia Day was celebrated all over the nation except New South Wales State. The peoples in that state had called that day as “Anniversary Day.” From 1946 they too celebrated the day as an Australia Day. The day marks the colonization, but Aboriginal Australians sometimes feels that their celebrations exclude them. It was renamed to “Invasion Day,” and the protests were happened with side by side parties.
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Happy Australia Day Quotes
“Australia is about as far away as you can get. I like that.” – Andre Benjamin
“God bless America. God save the Queen. God defend New Zealand and thank Christ for Australia.” – Russell Crowe
“In Australia, not reading poetry is the national pastime.” – Phyllis McGinley
“Australia is an absolutely fantastic country, but the only thing we lack is the ability to work harder.” – Dick Smith
“To live in Australia permanently is rather like going to a party and dancing all night with one’s mother.” – Barry Humphries
“Australia is an outdoor country. People only go inside to use the toilet. And that’s only a recent development.” -Barry Humphries
Happy Australia Day 2019 Wishes
“The National Flag, when it flutters, makes me feel proud of being a citizen of this nation which has so beautifully come out of all the negativity and secured a place for itself in the international arena.” – Happy Australia Day 2019!
“Wishing you all Happy Independence Day. May our country progress in all directions. Let’s are proud of Australia.” – Happy Australian Day 2019!
“God save the Queen. God defend New Zealand and thank Christ for Australia.” – Happy Australia Day 2019!
“We are bound together by the one nation, One identity,
andone vision, We have freedom of mind, We have pride in our heart, And we have faith in our words.” – Happy Australia Day 2019!
Wishing all Australian Citizens a Sparkling Australia Day
“A great many individuals gave their lives so that our nation is breathing this day Always remember their penance and Love the nation.” – Happy Australia Day 2019!
Other Celebrations on January 26
January 26 is also celebrated as
- National Spouses Day
- National Peanut Brittle Day
- Republic Day in India
- National Seed Swap Day
- Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day
How to celebrate Australia Day
Peoples in Australia Day will celebrate the day by reading their country’s fascinating story. Some of the organizations and community will organize some family events. So the peoples can attend those events with their families. If you are not in Australia, learn more about Australia and the arrival of the First Fleet of British Ships. On Australia Day, Australian citizenship ceremonies will be conducted to welcome immigrants who have been granted citizenship to the country. Post you celebrations on social media’s like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by using the hashtag #HappyAustraliaDay or #Australia Day.