Perth hosts mega citizenship ceremony as rally fills Forrest Place

Perth hosts mega citizenship ceremony as rally fills Forrest Place

As Perth’s northern suburbs played host to the largest Australia Day citizenship ceremony in the nation,more than a thousand people marched through the city’s central business district in protest.

  • byJesinta Burton

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How this teacher become the third member of her family to win a national Australian of the Year award

How this teacher become the third member of her family to win a national Australian of the Year award

Linguist Yalmay Yunupingu started translating Dr Seuss books into Yolngu languages in the 1970s. After four decades as an educator,she has been named Senior Australian of the Year.

  • byOlivia Ireland
‘Challenges and pain’:CA boss’ balancing act in Australia Day debate

‘Challenges and pain’:CA boss’ balancing act in Australia Day debate

Mike Baird says January 26 will be a day of celebration for some spectators at the Gabba,while acknowledging the “challenges and the pain” for Indigenous Australians.

  • byDaniel Brettig
Fairer tax cuts:How can we move forward if outrage always trumps discussion?

Fairer tax cuts:How can we move forward if outrage always trumps discussion?

What a convoluted and outlandish manoeuvre Peter Dutton is employing in attempting to convince voters that Anthony Albanese’s reform of the tax legislation is a betrayal.

Deaths in custody,statues,Gaza:Melbourne brims with tension through another January 26
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Deaths in custody,statues,Gaza:Melbourne brims with tension through another January 26

Police say 35,000 people attended the anti-Australia Day protest – peppered with references to the war in Gaza – bringing parts of the city to a standstill.

  • byRachael Dexter andAshleigh McMillan
‘Honour,respect and mourning’:Sydney marks Australia Day

‘Honour,respect and mourning’:Sydney marks Australia Day

Australia Day was a generally reserved and reflective occasion in Sydney,as locals marked the increasingly contested national day in a variety of ways.

  • byAnthony Segaert andSally Rawsthorne
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Police escort man out of North Sydney station after Australia Day confrontation
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Police escort man out of North Sydney station after Australia Day confrontation

A man is escorted by police after a group of neo-Nazi's were detained at North Sydney train station on Australia Day.

As it happened:Australia Day 2024:Richard Scolyer,Georgina Long named Australians of the Year;honours revealed,protests planned around nation

As it happened:Australia Day 2024:Richard Scolyer,Georgina Long named Australians of the Year;honours revealed,protests planned around nation

Pioneering doctors named Australians of the Year as higher education research to the fore in this year’s honours.

  • byCaroline Schelle
Large crowds gather in Sydney to protest Australia Day
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Large crowds gather in Sydney to protest Australia Day

Thousands of supporters have rallied in Sydney's CBD for the annual “Invasion Day” protest for Aboriginal rights.

‘He could have drowned’:How these young surf lifesavers rescued a kayaker off the WA coast

‘He could have drowned’:How these young surf lifesavers rescued a kayaker off the WA coast

The brothers’ bravery was recognised at an Australia Day awards ceremony on Friday,where they were presented with the Young Community Citizen of the Year award.

  • byHolly Thompson
‘I don’t want to die’:Heart-wrenching speech brings tears to my eyes

‘I don’t want to die’:Heart-wrenching speech brings tears to my eyes

Thousands of lives have been saved,including my own,after a doctor became a guinea pig for a radical form of treatment.

  • byGarry Maddox