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Prime Minister Julia Gillard poses with Geoffrey Rush

Australia Day focuses on Aborigines, refugees

By Thu, Jan 26, 2012 12:05PM UTC Comments Off Prime Minister Julia Gillard poses with Geoffrey Rush

This year’s Australia Day has seen both old and new issues come under the spotlight, including indigenous culture, asylum-seekers, gay marriage, and climate change. These issues, however, cannot be solely discussed through political means but through the arts. Academy-award winning actor Geoffrey Rush was named the 2012 Australian of the Year in a ceremony at the...

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