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Survival Day

Tuesday 26th February / posted by Chris Wheeldon

Australia Day, Survival Day, Invasion Day.

Passionate belief divides many Australians on this day in January when, more and more, it’s becoming a question of what we are actually celebrating.

Survival Day is not about patriotism.

Survival Day is a celebration of the resilience of the Aboriginal people, while recognising the hurt and suffering caused by the domination of one culture over another.

From the first concert in Redfern, Sydney in 1992, Survival Day has grown to taking place in every state and territory in 2013.

A growing white presence at the concerts shows a shift away from the alternative celebrations, and the great power music has in bringing people together to move forward from the past…

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