Australia: Celebrations (video/tasks)
Many countries have a national day when political and social differences are put to one side and the focus is on the birth of the nation. But what do you do when that birth is seen by some of the population as a tragedy rather than cause for celebration?
- What is the typical Australian way of celebrating Australia Day?
- What world record was attempted at Bondi Beach?
- What exactly does Australia Day celebrate?
- Why might Aboriginal Australians feel there is little to celebrate?
- How do statistics show that Aboriginal Australians still have a way to go before they achieve equality with white Australians?