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Shackled to the demons of history?!

10 August 2023

4:00 AM

10 August 2023

4:00 AM

Let’s talk about Captain James Cook.

One of the greatest mariners and scientists of all time, Cook arrived on Silver Beach in Botany Bay on April 29, 1770. I believe April 29 should be celebrated every year as James Cook Day.

Thanks to Captain Cook, Australia was colonised by the British and, as John Howard said recently:

‘I do hold the view that the luckiest thing that happened to this country was being colonised by the British.

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