Australia Day will be upon us at the end of the week. There’ll be Twenty20 cricket, barbies in the park and citizenship ceremonies. And indigenous Australians will be prominent too.
Some may be protesting at what they regard as white Australians celebrating ‘Invasion Day’. Many more traditional owners of the land will be taking part in the official and non-official Australia Day events.
We broke our road trip up the Hume Highway with a diversion to the national capital, Canberra.
My eye was caught by this memorial I hadn’t seen before, though it’s been there for over a decade. Continue reading