Australia Day represents the arrival of the First Fleet

Australia Day represents the arrival of the First Fleet

epa00914309 The 31st Australia Day Ferrython in which the ferryboat Sirius won on Sydney Harbour in Sydney, Friday, 26 January 2007. Australia Day represents the arrival of the First Fleet in 1788. National Australia Day Council figures show 66 per cent of Australians plan to celebrate something today, from backyard cricket games, to barbecues and a day at the beach, while 21 per cent will head to one or more of the thousands of organised events. EPA/MICK TSIKAS AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

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