Advance Australia

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A catchphrase used as a patriotic slogan or motto in Australia, and recorded from the mid 19th century.

Advance Australia Fair is the national anthem of Australia, composed c.1878 by P. D. McCormick (c. 1834–1916), a Scot, under the pen-name ‘Amicus’. It officially replaced ‘God Save the Queen’ in 1984.

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