Fifty years on, is life better for everyone?


About this time every year, Australians are struck by an uncharacteristic bout of self-reflection.

As we swan around on beaches, we pause to ask ourselves the big questions.

Questions like: why do I always forget to put sunscreen on the tops of my feet?

Is John Farnham’s That’s Freedom or AC/DC’s Thunderstruck the most Australian anthem of all time?

Happiness 1a Illustration by Jim Pavlidis LLLLAnd, is it really ok to hold a national day of celebration to commemorate the day our forebears invaded a landmass and began treating its inhabitants quite dreadfully indeed?

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