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On This Day – WALTZING MATILDA

26 Jan

AUSTRALIA DAY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

224 years ago – on this day 1788 The British First Fleet, led by Arthur Phillip, sailed into Port Jackson (Sydney Harbour) to establish Sydney, the first permanent European settlement on the continent. 26th January is now commemorated as Australia Day.

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