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# Aborigines

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# Aborigines
Another town scraps Australia Day, as politician compares it to celebrating Holocaust
The annual holiday commemorates the arrival of the country’s first British settlers in 1788.
# Gotcha
Wikipedia's longest-lived hoax has finally been outed
You just can’t believe anyone these days.
# Australia
Australia shelves Aboriginal referendum
The country said there was not enough public support for the move, which would have recognised Australia’s original inhabitants in the constitution for the first time.
# Australia
Australia to hold referendum on formally recognising Aborigines
Prime Minister Julia Gillard announces plans to hold a ballot on whether to recognise Australia’s natives in the constitution.