The history of January 26

It’s Australia’s national day today and a public holiday across the states and territories. But one in 10 TDA readers told us they don’t know why Australia Day happens on January 26. In today’s deep dive, TDA fact checker Lucy joins Sam to explain today’s history of celebration and protest.

Hosts: Sam Koslowski and Lucy Tassell
Producer: James Elliott
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