Some won't celebrate Australia Day, but not for the reasons you might think

Jonathan Hawes
January 24 2024 - 8:00am
This historic artwork, 'Mounted Police and Blacks' by Godfrey Charles Mundy, depicts the Waterloo Creek massacre.
This historic artwork, 'Mounted Police and Blacks' by Godfrey Charles Mundy, depicts the Waterloo Creek massacre.

As the neigh-annual debate over Australia Day reignites for 2024, one councillor says Tamworth's Gomeroi community has a reason for not celebrating that is distinct from - but adds to - the national conversation.

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Jonathan Hawes

Jonathan Hawes

Journalist

Originally from Austin, TX. "I wasn't born in Tamworth but I got here as soon as I could!" Jonathan covers a little bit of everything, but his main priorities are Tamworth Regional Council, Business, and Property. Send story tips to Jonathan via jonathan.hawes@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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