If you've got a choice to go to work - Invasion day is not just another day in the office. Make sure you are centring First Nations people and voices and not just going about your business as usual. Recognise your privilege and the fact, that Jan 26 is painful day for First Nations people and marks the beginning of the dispossession of land, violence, massacres and genocide for First Nations People.
Surviving Invasion day: Some Tips for Mob
For First Nations people, there are many things that can help sustain our emotional and spiritual wellbeing and there isn’t a one size fits all approach - so, Mob drop into the comments below and share with us other things you do to survive Invasion Day.
Photo: Caroline Kell - Blak Wattle Consulting
Jan 26, Invasion Day, Survival Day or Australia Day whatever you call it, can't be seen as anything other than a day of mourning for First Nation's Peoples.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has already ruled out changing the date so, if you are able to under your award/agreement and you and your employer agree, the same principle of substituting public holidays applies.