Asher Keddie, Germaine Greer and Alan Jones are among those who have thrown their support behind two Australians facing the death penalty in Indonesia, in a powerful star-filled video calling for mercy.
Your guide to what's open, transport timetables and which services are available on Australia Day.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has urged Australians to support an Australian republic and head of state, arguing it would reflect the nation's "modern identity, our place in our region and our world".
He was the nation's top soldier, and has since become the federal government's Mr Fixit - the "go to" man chosen to lead the complicated investigations into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and the shooting down of MH17 over Ukraine.
Obesity expert John Funder gets top Australia Day honours
Doctors and nurses applaud a new tool invented by a Sydney researcher to help them assess the likely causes of a patient's death.
The philanthropy of one of the country's most influential and generous art benefactors has been recognised as part of Australia Day honours.
Former Australians of the Year have written to the Federal government calling for all children to be removed immediately from immigration detention, drawing on Australia's strong values of fairness and equality.
Every bloody Australia Day there is more discussion on why we need to change the Australian flag to something more emblematic of the nation we are. So this year, let’s not. Let’s take it as given that sensible people can see that the case for change is overwhelming.
Not since 2008 has a superior Australian court awarded compensation for emotional distress in a breach of confidence case.
Two men have been charged after allegedly breaking into a home on the Far South Coast on Saturday ...