Intro : Good morning today I will be discussing the following topics; the Australian of the year award and what it celebrates, who I believe should have been given the award. The meaning of Australia day and what it means to be an Australian. If the date should be moved to avoid conflict between the Ingenious Australians and white Australians.
Paragraph 1: Each year there is a Australian of the year award presented and given to an Australian who is worthy of receiving it by, being a good role model, inspiring Australians by achieving some of the greatest challenges and by helping make Australia become a better place.
I believe Deborah De Williams should have received the Australian of the year award this year as she was the first woman to complete a non-continuous lap around Australia in 2009 which was 20,000km's she aslo completed the last 800km's with broken feet showing no signs of giving up to help raise money for the breast cancer foundation. Deborah raised $100,000 doing this. She then ran from Hobart to Darwin once her feet healed and raised a further $82,000 and is expected to run again in march 2011. Being a breast cancer survivor herself she did this to make women with breast cancer to act early. Not only is she helping save many women’s lives in Australia but she is also helped children, by raising funds for the children help line by walking around Australia. She has showed all signs to receive this Australian of the year award by, inspiring women with breast cancer that not only can they get through it they can achieve high goals afterwards, and she contributed thousands of money to save lives of all ages even when she was in immense pain she kept going.
Paragraph 2: Australia day 26 of January is the anniversary of the first fleet from great Britain and the raised of the Union Jack at Sydney cove in 1788. It is a day where the citizens of Australia come together as a nation and celebrate the positives of Australia as a country and being an...