I suggested last time, the date of the Eureka stockade, which, to me, was the beginning of what you might call the rise of what would become the "real" Aussie spirit.
Sun, people gearing up for Holidays, so in the festive spirit, just after Spring Carnival. No National Public Holidays since June.. a Long w/end for Xmas shopping, head to the Beach House to prep it for Xmas Hols .. etc.
The "beginning" of Summer' ... All Good for mine.
A mate tonight said some Pollie has said Federation day in March would work
Also, more than acceptable I reckon.
We should not be celebrating on a day that bears the significance to some of us, of the beginning of so much Misery, and virtual attempted genocide of their people, IMO.