2021 in Australia

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The following lists events that happened during 2021 in Australia.

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January[edit source | edit]

  • 1 January – The words of the Australian national anthem, "Advance Australia Fair", are changed for the first time since 1984, amending the line "For we are young and free" to "For we are one and free".[1]
  • 2 January – Two women drown during a guided canyoning tour at Mount Wilson in the Blue Mountains[2]
  • 8 January – A three-day lockdown is imposed on the Greater Brisbane area to stop the spread of a UK COVID-19 variant after a hotel quarantine worker unknowingly contracted the virus and spread it out into the community.[3]

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Deaths[edit source | edit]

For further information, see :Category:2021 deaths

January[edit source | edit]

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References[edit source | edit]

  1. "Australia's national anthem changed to reflect 'stories of the many First Nations peoples'". SBS News. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  2. "Police officer killed after being sucked into Blue Mountains whirlpool". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  3. Siganto, Talissa (8 January 2021). "Greater Brisbane is in a three-day lockdown. These are the rules". ABC. Retrieved 14 January 2021.

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