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On what date is Australia Day celebrated?

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Asked by mohd yousuf, 04 Feb '08 07:01 pm
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It is an Official Public Holiday on all territoris of Australia.
Australia Day, celebrated annually on 26 January, is the official national day of Australia, commemorating the establishment of the first European settlement on the continent of Australia. The date is that of the foundation of a British penal colony at Sydney Cove on Port Jackson, New South Wales, by Captain Arthur Phillip, who was to become the first Governor.
Answered by jameel ahmed, 05 Feb '08 09:26 pm

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