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Should Australia have a Thanksgiving Day?

November 28, 2017
Should Australia have a Thanksgiving Day?

Many of my readers are from the USA and so I received many good wishes for Thanksgiving Day. However, in Australia we don’t have a ‘thanksgiving’ day and I wondered if it was time to introduce one of our own. Yes, we have Australia Day on 26th January, however there is much controversy around this day now. Our Indigenous community and others refer to it as Invasion Day when Captain Philip landed at Sydney Cove and declared this land as…

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My Thanksgiving Day Wishes from Australia

Thanksgiving is the time when friends and family gather together to give thanks and commemorates a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrim Fathers in 1621 It is held in the US on the fourth Thursday in November. As I write this post I had…

November 26, 2015