Every council in Australia has been given until next month to reveal whether they will comply with the Morrison Government’s tough stance on Australia Day citizenship celebrations.
The Conservative Party strongly supports Australia Day celebrations remaining on 26 January and says any thought of changing the day would be appeasement of petty left-wing tokenism.
The Courier Mail reports, Multicultural Affairs Minister David Coleman wrote to every council last night to question whether they would comply with the Australian Citizenship Ceremonies Code next year – warning they would be stripped of holding the formalities if they did not.
It came after Prime Minister Scott Morrison yesterday flatly ruled out changing the date of Australia Day and stripped an “indulgent” and “self-loathing” Byron Shire Council of its right to hold citizenship ceremonies,making it the third municipality to lose the right to host ceremonies after it brought its Australia Day ceremonies forward a day to January 25, citing indigenous hurt as the reason.
Last Australia Day, Conservative Party leader Cory Bernardi came under fire for releasing a list of the "AC100", the top 100 Australian songs, on Australia Day because radio station Triple J moved the day to play its "Hottest 100".
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