Now is the perfect chance to recognise First Nations people and our long and strong contribution to this nation. Only then will reconciliation be possible.
- by Shelley Reys
This January will be my family’s 18th Australia Day, and I now call Australia home.
- by Susan Biggar
The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting a severe heatwave to set in over Friday to Sunday with extreme conditions expected in some areas along the NSW coast.
- by Peter Hannam
Shane Fitzsimmons said in an Australia Day awards address for NSW recipients that he had in recent months heard the national anthem sung in a local Aboriginal language.
- by Tim Barlass
"Ordinary Australians", the same ones that our politicians love to wax lyrical about, are often left empty-handed on Australia Day.
- by Nicola Philp
For Aboriginal people across this country, January 26 marks a day of mourning.
- by Lidia Thorpe
Festivities will be significantly muted on January 26, with a number of longstanding events cancelled and spectators limited.
- by Robert Moran
The campaign satirises border restrictions caused by the pandemic and is the latest in the Meat and Livestock Association’s 14-year campaign to boost lamb sales for Australia Day.
- by Stephen Brook
The Premier has it within her power to fly the Aboriginal flag over the Harbour Bridge permanently.
- by Gary Nunn
The mayor of Cumberland City, home to the Berala cluster, has slammed COVID-related cancellations as 'un-Australian'.
- by Andrew Taylor
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has changed the words of the national anthem to reflect the unity of Australians during the year of pandemic.
- by Katina Curtis