Does Australia need new public holidays?

January 29, 2023

Australia likes to think of itself as “the land of the long weekend”. But are the days we have off each year reflective of who we are in 2023?

With Australia Day — or Invasion Day — having happened this week, it’s a good time to reflect upon what sorts of occasions we mark as public holidays.

Osmond Chiu, Research Fellow at Per Capita, was a guest on this episode of ABC RN.

ABC RN, 29/1/23 – listen here