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Q. Will you personally be doing anything to celebrate Australia Day or do you treat it as just a public holiday?
|Aged 55+||Jan’19||Jan ‘17||Jan ‘16||Jan ‘15|
|Doing something to celebrate Australia Day||34%||32%||32%||37%||40%||34%||38%||40%|
|Just a public holiday||46%||50%||46%||43%||45%||46%||44%||41%|
|Working – I don’t get the Australia Day holiday||6%||8%||3%||3%||6%||5%||6%||7%|
- 34% said they will be doing something to celebrate Australia Day, 46% treat Australia Day as just a public holiday and 6% are working because they don’t get the Australia Day holiday.
- People aged 18-34 were less likely to be engaging in specific celebrations to mark the National Day compared to last year (32%, down from 45% in 2019).
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