Cockburn Gazette - - OPINION -

I FIND the “Aus­tralia Day” event in Fre­man­tle, with the fire­works at the end, a re­fresh­ingly peace­ful com­mu­nity/fam­ily day.

It seems a shame to have that ambience and op­por­tu­nity com­pletely chopped.

Could the name be changed to some­thing that makes every­one feel com­fort­able and in­clu­sive, on a dif­fer­ent day to Aus­tralia Day – and maybe have a com­pe­ti­tion to choose an ap­pro­pri­ate name for the event, e.g. Com­mu­nity Day? HE­LEN BEN­SON-HARRIS, Hil­ton.

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