Explainer

Australia Day: How it unites and divides Australians

Steve Evans
By Steve Evans
January 24 2021 - 3:30pm

January 26 is the the date in 1788 on which Captain Arthur Phillip raised the flag of Great Britain in Port Jackson, later known as Sydney Cove and now known as Circular Quay on the south shore of Sydney Harbour between the bridge and the opera house.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans

Reporter

Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."

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