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World 01 Jan 2021 | 9:26 AM

Australia changes National Anthem wording to reflect Indigenous history

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia amended its national anthem to remove reference to the country being "young and free" amid calls to recognise that its Indigenous people are the oldest continued civilization in the world.

World 11 Nov 2020 | 1:47 PM

'One and Free': prominent Australian lawmaker urges change to national anthem

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia should change the lyrics of its national anthem to honour its indigenous people, the leader of the country's most populous state said on Wednesday, becoming one of the most prominent lawmakers to endorse such an alteration.