Thursday, January 31, 2008

Australia Apology to Aborigines

This international news headline makes me feel proud to be Australian. Good on-us all! I feel like it is something Australians have come together to make happen. Though there is of course opposition from some.
I think most Australians will be very happy to see it happen.

Nice One.

It was the "first, necessary step to move forward from the past", she said. (Jenny Macklin)

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announced plans to apologise after his victory in last year's general elections.

The move is a highly symbolic one marking a definitive break from policies of previous administrations, correspondents say.



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