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Australia changed one word to the national anthem to honor the indigenous people

Australia has changed one word to the สล็อตออนไลน์ national anthem to reflect what the prime minister calls the "The spirit of unity" and the indigenous population of the country. Prime Minister Scott Morrison on New Year's Eve announced that the second hymn Advance Australia Fair had changed from "For we are young and free" to "For we are one and free"The changes take effect on Friday.It is time to make sure that this great unity will be fully reflected in our national anthem," Morrison said, adding that Australia is "the greatest". "The most successful multicultural country in the world

Although Australia, as a modern nation, may be young. But the story of our country is as old as the story of many of the first peoples that are rightly recognized and respected, ”Morrison said.It is only with a spirit of unity that we are confident that our national anthem reflects this truth and admires.Indigenous Australia Minister Ken Wyatt said in a statement he was asked about the change and made support.Wyatt, the first Australian indigenous to be elected to the Federal Assembly's lower house, said the one-word change was "Little by nature But has an important purpose

It is an acknowledgment that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture dates back 65,000 years," he said.The change comes less than two months after New South Wales Prime Minister Gladis Berejikelian expressed support for Indigenous Australians who said the national anthem did not reflect them and their history.University of New South Wales law professor Megan Davis, woman Cobble Cobble of Barrungam in southwest Queensland, criticized the lack of consultation with Indigenous people about the change.

This is a disappointing way to end 2020 and begin 2021, it's all about us without us," she wrote on social media.Last month, the Wallabies, Australia's national rugby team, became the first sports team to sing their praises in their native language ahead of their match against Argentina.Advance Australia Fair, written by Peter Dodds McCormick, and first performed in 1878, was adopted as the national anthem in 1984.

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