Sunday, 1 April 2007
Government changes Australia's National Emblem.
In a surprise statement from Canberra, today, it was revealed that the Kangaroo and the Emu will no longer be shown on Australia's National Coat of Arms. As of midnight 31 March 2007, the "Fish", so plentiful in Australian waters has taken pride of place.
With a booming fishing industry, in the coastal waters, it was also announced that the Goods and Services Tax on fishing gear, protective clothing and tools of trade for recreational fishermen and women - only - would be withdrawn as of midnight.
This young lady from Adelaide was one of the first to fully equip herself with all the necessaries and she may even appear on Australia's Coat of Arms,
Bon Poisson d'Avril à tout le monde