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Prime Minister Tony Abbott is standing by his decision to appoint Prince Philip a knight in the order of Australia, despite copping flak on social media.
A group of hackers calling themselves the Lizard Squad has attacked the official Malaysia Airlines website, calling attention to its missing plane.
Many Australians commemorated Survival Day today, more than two centuries after European ships landed in Sydney, when the destruction of many lives and cultures...

Labor remembers Tom Uren

Tom Uren, former Whitlam minister and one-time Labor deputy leader, has died at the age of 93.
Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras promised on Sunday that five years of austerity, 'humiliation and suffering' imposed by international creditors were over...
The former ACT Australian of the Year Dr Tom Calma is urging all Australians to reflect on what the 26th of January means to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...
The show business satire "Birdman" picked up another important award in its march toward the best picture Oscar by winning the top honor from Hollywood's actors.

Australia Day 2015

All the latest news and stories about Australia Day 2015

While the Australia Day awards have traditionally been male-dominated, women are getting recognised in the annual awards more each year.
The former ACT Australian of the Year Dr Tom Calma is urging all Australians to reflect on what the 26th of January means to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...
Seven-time world champ Layne Beachley has added a new medal to her collection - a major Australia Day honour for raising the profile of women's surfing.

NITV Top 40 Survival Day Playlist

The 26 January 2015 marks an important time for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and for non-Indigenous Australians alike.
Census data show that one in four Australians were born overseas. To mark Australia Day, we're asking Australians from all walks of life to tell us their...

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Our pick of the best content from SBS News & Current Affairs and our content partners.

A lot of parents are worried about their children spending too much in front of the phone or tablet. Parents in Taiwan now have to do something about it.

Advice for raising bilingual kids

Whatever your circumstances, here are a few tips on helping your children grow up bilingual, based on expert advice and personal experience.
These dinoflagellates—which are commonly called “sea sparkles”—are neither fully plants nor fully animals.
Move over Legolas and Katniss.
The former ACT Australian of the Year Dr Tom Calma is urging all Australians to reflect on what the 26th of January means to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

Top 10 Prince Philip gaffes

He’s a Prince, a Duke and now a Sir but when it comes to gaffes, Prince Philip is surely King.
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From citizenship ceremonies, barbeques to a swim in Sydney Harbour, here's how people are celebrating Australia Day 2015.
These dinoflagellates—which are commonly called “sea sparkles”—are neither fully plants nor fully animals.
Fans of the British comedy group Monty Python are seen during unusual march on the occasion of the 2015 International Silly Walk Day in Brno, Czech Republic.
Hollywood's A-list are hitting the red carpet ahead of today's Golden Globe Awards in California. We'll bring you all the best and worst red-carpet fashion.
Huge crowds including dozens of world leaders have held a march against terrorism in Paris after 17 people were killed during three days of attacks.
At least 57 people including women and children were killed when their bus crashed into an oil tanker, igniting a fierce blaze in southern Pakistan, officials say.
The Invitational Darts Challenge at Melbourne's Etihad Stadium erupted into chaos as the crowd - mostly in fancy dress - start throwing chairs and behaving violently. Photos: Getty
A far north Queensland community grieves the tragic loss of eight children.
Scientific equipment has been lowered through the Antarctic sea ice onto the sea floor near Australia’s Casey station as part of a world-first experiment on ocean acidification.
People have gathered at rallies across Europe to honour those killed in a shooting attack in Paris.