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article imagePhoto Essay: Sydney celebrates Australia Day Special

By Richard Milnes     Jan 26, 2013 in World
Sydney - Sydneysiders celebrated Australia Day on 26 January 2013, marking the 225th anniversary of the arrival of the first fleet in Port Jackson – Sydney’s harbour, with events taking place at various locations across the city.
The run up to Australia Day
In the week before Australia Day there was the annual Australia Day Address, which this year was given by Paralympic gold medallist Kurt Fearnley and also the Australia Post sponsored Australia Day Lunch, where the 'Australian Legends' of music that will appear on Australian postage stamps were announced.
Australia Day
Australia Day is about the British history within Australia  so the Aboriginal people organised thei...
Australia Day is about the British history within Australia, so the Aboriginal people organised their own celebration of their culture in Victoria Park, Camperdown. The event was known as Yabun.
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Vintage cars were on display along Macquarie Street as part of the Australia Day CARnivale.
Vintage cars were on display along Macquarie Street as part of the Australia Day CARnivale.
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Australia: Party people on a boat in Darling Harbour
Australia: Party people on a boat in Darling Harbour
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Aboriginal musician Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu entertains the crowd at Dawes Park  under the Sydney...
Aboriginal musician Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu entertains the crowd at Dawes Park, under the Sydney Harbour Bridge on Australia Day.
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Australian of the Year Ita Buttrose and others arrive by boat for the evening celebrations around Da...
Australian of the Year Ita Buttrose and others arrive by boat for the evening celebrations around Darling Harbour, Sydney.
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Australia Day fireworks just before 9pm at Darling Harbour  Sydney.
Australia Day fireworks just before 9pm at Darling Harbour, Sydney.
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NSW Police praised the well-behaved crowds at Australia Day celebrations. “Overall the public celebrated responsibly and should be praised for their efforts. It made for an enjoyable environment and a great day with family and friends,” Assistant Commissioner Mitchell said.
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