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    January 2020

    Survival Day Dawn Ceremony, Lake Wendouree

    January 26 @ 5:30 am - 6:30 am
    Lake Wendouree, Wendouree Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Survival Day

    For many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Australia Day is recognised as Survival Day or Invasion Day. This ceremony is to commemorate Sovereign First Peoples who fought in the frontier wars and those who died in widespread massacres that occurred across Australia during colonisation which began on January 26th, 1788. Despite colonisation, discrimination and comprehensive inequalities, we continue to practice our traditions, look after the land and make our voices heard in the public sphere. We survive. This Survival…

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