A Melbourne private school is under fire after the acting deputy headmaster referred to Australia Day as ‘Invasion Day’ in an address to students.
Thousands gathered in Sydney on Australia Day – the country's national day and anniversary of the arrival of the British First Fleet in 1788 – to protest against the mistreatment of indigenous peoples. For many Indigenous Australians, the holiday is known as "Invasion Day."
Across Australia, thousands have marched in Invasion Day protests to call for an end to the celebration of Australia Day on 26 January. In Melbourne, the high-profile rally attracted a small group of counter-protesters #AlwaysWasAlwaysWillBe
Tens of thousands have taken to the streets in protest of ‘Invasion Day’ across Australia and in London.