“Australia Day” was a month ago and people are still calling in sick from the hangovers. What once was the official “National Day of Australia” to celebrate the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British Ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales, and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at Sydney Cove by Governor Arthur Phillip – today, Australia Day celebrates “the diverse society and landscape of the nation,” according to Wikipedia, and is noted for BBQs, beach parties and a lot of questionable behavior.

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