ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Thousands march through Sydney calling for Australia Day date change | ABC News” – below is their description.
While Australia Day is a celebration for many, it’s also a time of pain for Indigenous Australians. ABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Indigenous Australians
The term Indigenous Australians refers to Aboriginal Australians as well as Torres Strait Islanders, and the term should only be used when both groups are included in the topic being addressed, or by self-identification by a person as Indigenous.
Torres Strait Islanders are ethnically and culturally distinct, despite extensive cultural exchange with some of the Aboriginal groups, and the Torres Strait Islands are mostly part of Queensland but have a separate governmental status.
In the 2016 Australian Census, Indigenous Australians comprised 3.3% of Australia’s population, with 91% of these identifying as Aboriginal only, 5% Torres Strait Islander, and 4% both.