Today is the anniversary of the First Fleet of convict ships arriving at Sydney Cove in 1788 and the day will be spent celebrating everything that is great about Australia and being Australian.
It wasn't actually until 1994 that all the States and Territories in Australia celebrated Australia Day as a unified public holiday, and since then the day has grown and grown.
If you're lucky enough to be in Australia, then your day will be all about barbecues, outdoor concerts and beer. We suggest you take yours in a Shandygaff, a beer and ginger ale combination that dates back to at least the late 19th century.
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