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Why do Australians celebrate Christmas?

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Answered 2010-12-15 09:25:13

Australia was founded on Christianity, and Christmas is a Christian celebration (even though many will argue that it had its roots in paganism). Whether or not individual citizens still adhere to Christianity, the celebration of Christmas remains.

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