Invasion Day 2022: why Aboriginal Tasmanians will never accept January 26

Adam Holmes
Updated January 26 2022 - 4:09pm, first published 4:00pm

The sound of gunfire while Tasmanian Aboriginal people held out images of departed ancestors - William Lanne, Manalargenna, Fanny Cochrane Smith and more - was a poignant reminder of the pain of January 26 felt by many.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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