Posts Tagged ‘citizenship’

Terribly important plaques

Posted: 11:26 am on 11th February 2015

Remember ‘Citizenship Day’? That special day, September 17, set aside by the Howard government to “reflect on and celebrate being an Australian citizen”? That special day that has, so far, hoovered up nearly $2 million of your money? Well, the citizenship celebrations are back. You see, last year was the 65th anniversary of the coming into force of the Nationality and Citizenship Act, which established Australian citizenship for the first time….

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$1.8 million for Australian Citizenship Day

Posted: 1:38 pm on 26th March 2014

Can you name the date on which we celebrate  Australian Citizenship Day? January 26 perhaps?  April 25 maybe? Actually, Australian Citizenship Day is September 17. Have you heard of it? Wastewatch wouldn’t be surprised if haven’t. You’re definitely paying for it though. Australian Citizenship Day was established by the Howard Government in 2001, and is: a special day to reflect on and celebrate being an Australian citizen. It’s part of a…

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