First people then and now

First People Then And Now And Terra Nullius

First People Then And Now And Terra Nullius Terra Nullius Prior to 1788 when the British occupied the east coast of Australia there were a number of visitors to what was regarded as the strange and unknown continent. When the first visitors came is not known. But there has long been contact with the people of…

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Australia PM says no to national day date change

The date of Australia’s national day should not be changed, the prime minister said Thursday, as thousands of protesters marred celebrations on the day that commemorates the arrival of the country’s first British colonists in Sydney Harbor on Jan 26, 1788. The British never acknowledged the land was owned by the Aborigines and the lack of…

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