Sport is a big part of Australia Day, and while plenty of us will chase a ball at the beach or play cricket in the backyard, many will watch the best to satisfy our sporting fix, either live at the venue or on television.
A serious blunder in the Australian Taxation Office's tender process has derailed a vital $9 million national printing and distribution contract, internal documents reveal.
Famed Piccaninnie Ponds will become the latest Australian site to receive protection under the world's wetlands treaty.
As a slogan for the national day of celebration, the spirit seems all wrong.
Tony Abbott will start a one-week mini-election campaign on Sunday, as Dr No seeks to become Mr Positive. But don't expect big new policies.
The share of Australians in their 20s who are not learning or earning has remained stubbornly high, failing to ease to pre-global financial crisis levels, a new report reveals.
Deputy Prime Minister Wayne Swan has called for a renewed ''national conversation'' about Australia becoming a republic, though Labor has no immediate plans to hold another referendum.
A selection of photos from Fairfax photographers from the week leading up to January 24.
Your shopping trolley may be filled with Belgian potatoes or American oranges, but as far as you're aware they're all 'Made in Australia'.
Rocco Fazzari's take on a classic - Australia Day 2013.
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All the glitz and glamour