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Acknowledgements of Country, smoking ceremonies, and Australia’s austerity problem

21 September 2023

4:30 AM

21 September 2023

4:30 AM

Australia has an austerity problem. The country, which once prided itself on its larrikinism and self-determination, has been so admonished over Aboriginal affairs in the past decade that it has surrendered to excessive activism.

Acknowledgements of country have become a familiar part of the daily and weekly routines of Australian people.

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