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Check Out The New Advance Australia Fair

Australia's New Patriotic Song

Check Out The New Advance Australia Fair

Canberra has given the nod to a new "national anthem" for Australians to sing as a patriotic song.

It's a compromise offered by Malcolm Turnbull after he didn't agree to accept a new version of Advance Australia Fair, which strips out words offensive to indigenous Australians and adds a third verse to recognise indigenous history.

The Recognition in Anthem Project has changed the second line of verse one from, "For we are young and free" to "In peace and harmony". There's also a new third verse singing about the Dreamtime, Uluru and respecting country.

The rework was written by Victorian Supreme Court judge Peter Vickery, to be inclusive of indigenous Australians.