Malcolm Turnbull says council ‘out of step with Australian values’ after it votes to stop referring to 26 January as Australia Day

Yarra city council in Melbourne has been stripped of the power to hold citizenship ceremonies by the federal government because it voted unanimously to stop referring to 26 January as Australia Day and to stop holding a citizenship ceremony on that day.

#Yarra Council has tonight voted unanimously to change the way it marks January 26, from 2018 onwards: https://t.co/6Hw2nyE9U4

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