‘Bad theology kills’: Senior cleric returns honour over Margaret Court decision

The Reverend Alistair Macrae, a former president of the Uniting Church in Australia, has joined a growing list of Australia Day honours recipients to reject their awards.

‘I couldn’t think of a better use of the award’: Artist Peter Kingston rebuffs Australia Day honour in protest

The artist’s stand ramps up pressure for an overhaul of the Australia Day award’s system.

‘Why would we celebrate our destruction?’: Invasion Day rally floods Perth

Thousands of protesters filled Forrest Chase in the Perth CBD to attend an Invasion Day rally in protest of Australia Day and the poor conditions facing many Aboriginal people.

‘This day here needs to be resisted’: Thousands protest Australia Day in Brisbane

Stinging sun and a global pandemic did little to deter an estimated 5000 people gathering in solidarity with Indigenous Australians and calls for a rethink of Australia Day.

‘Closer to being one mob’: Premier calls for unity on day that ’causes pain’

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, who does not support changing the date of Australia Day, said Australia was still evolving as a nation, but its past should never be denied.

Australia Day 2021: What’s open, what’s closed and what’s on in Melbourne

Australia Day will look different this year. Many events, including the traditional city parade, are cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Here’s a list of what’s happening over the long weekend.

‘Don’t be a fool’: Police to enforce health orders as NSW records no new cases

Police will be cracking down on any large public or private gatherings over the Australia Day period, as NSW recorded no new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 for a seventh […]

Council to fly flag at half mast as Australia Day debate rolls on

One Melbourne city council says it will lower its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags on Australia Day to acknowledge the suffering experienced by Australia’s First Nations people.

‘Wasn’t a particularly flash day’: PM lashed over Australia Day convicts comment

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s comment that January 26, 1788, “wasn’t a particularly flash day” for convicts either has drawn criticism from Labor and the Greens.