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Generally speaking, Australia Day speeches really touch on two of the core narratives of Australian politics. One is migration, the other is dispossession. It’s what makes it a pretty good test of where a leader stands, whether they talk about both. I think a good example is , which was made in exceptional circumstances because it was a bicentenary year, but he took that opportunity to really drive home the migration/dispossession line which is very important for the national story.

What makes a good Australia Day speech?

Listen to His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales give the Australia Day speech on 26 January 1988.

Australia Day Speech - The University of Melbourne, Australia

In 1988 His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, accompanied by The Princess of Wales, attended the official Australia Day ceremony in Sydney Australia at which The Prince of Wales gave the official Australia Day speech.

Australia Day speech - Tim Watts MP

In 1988 His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, accompanied by The Princess of Wales, attended the official Australia Day ceremony in Sydney Australia at which The Prince of Wales gave the official Australia Day speech.

Listen to His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales give the Australia Day speech on 26 January 1988.
They gave Australia Day speeches, handed out citizenship certificates to new citizens and a variety of awards for community service.

Australia Day Speech comedy - YouTube

A number of current or former University of Queensland staff were among 38 Queenslanders appointed Australia Day Ambassadors. They gave Australia Day speeches, handed out citizenship certificates to new citizens and a variety of awards for community service.

Dr Teo, who is the son of Chinese immigrants, is giving the New South Wales Australia Day speech

Australia Day speech to pack a punch | Cootamundra Herald

The battle over the My School website launched yesterday is, among everything else, a struggle between the Government and what has been a core Labor constituency: teachers. No doubt aware of the irony, Julia Gillard, formerly a union lawyer, is spearheading the drive to break what has been the influence of the Australian Education Union on Labor orthodoxy in education. Kevin Rudd would have no empathy with the angry union. In its modest way, My School fits Rudd's productivity agenda, the theme of his week of Australia Day speeches. A more productive nation must be a better educated one.

Kurt's Australia Day speech | Things to think about | Pinterest

Australia Day breakfast speech | David Speirs

The book will be best valued for the completeness and variety with which it portrays the working life of an Australian Bishop in an extraordinary time of transition. Mixed with the measured oratory of the panegyric at the funeral of Archbishop McGuire, or the fiery utterances aimed at politicians at school openings, are the talks to children at a country confirmation and the tender words at the burial of a religious sister. There are the Australia Day speeches to distinguished assemblies, and the talks to meetings of a variety of Catholic organisations, the words of encouragement to priests, and the addresses to teachers and educators.