The Australian government is lodging an official complaint with Indonesia about the treatment of death-row citizens Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
While the federal government is promising a better life for future generations, some households are fearing the worst.

Australia's first $100 stock

Australia's sharemarket is trading at a near seven year high, with a handful of stocks edging closer to the $100 per share level. Which will get there first? SBS...
Senator David Leyonhjelm has spoken out against a push for Indigenous recognition in the Constitution, labelling it racist and divisive.
Six men are in custody after nearly 500kg of drugs were smuggled into Sydney hidden in lemonade and fresh flowers.
A US school has taken action against young students who racially abused a young Sikh boy on his school bus.
Karmichael Hunt has been cleared to return to rugby in less than a month after the Australian Rugby Union handed down their penalties to the code-hopper.

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New app to combat family violence

Rosie Batty wants domestic violence victims to know help is at - and literally in their – hand.
Canada's central bank is urging citizens to stop defacing their $5 notes in a tribute to deceased actor Leonard Nimoy.
A 31-storey portrait of Indigenous leader William Barak has been unveiled in Melbourne.
SBS has announced Guy Sebastian will be Australia’s first ever contestant at the Eurovision song contest.
Australian health experts have welcomed new World Health Organisation guidelines aimed at tackling the consumption of "hidden" sugar in food and drinks.
Australia needs to attract more migrants to boost the economy to sustain future growth, the Migration Council of Australia says.
A piece of jawbone with teeth attached, uncovered in Ethiopia, is the earliest known fossil of the genus Homo, to which humans belong, researchers say.

Eurovision 2015

This year, the Eurovision Song Contest celebrates its 60th anniversary - and for the first time Australia will compete in the Grand Final.

Relive the moment it was unveiled that Guy Sebastian would represent Australia at Eurovision 2015.
SBS has announced Guy Sebastian will be Australia’s first ever contestant at the Eurovision song contest.

Guy Sebastian's rise to fame

Who is the man who will become Australia's first official Eurovision contestant, carrying the hopes of our nation all the way to Vienna?
He's serenaded the Pope, collaborated with hip hop’s finest and learnt to climb ev’ry mountain.
The self-taught musician holds a pack of wild cards up his heavily tattooed sleeve.

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UK PM honours Aussie war heroes

British PM David Cameron says 52 Australian soldiers awarded the Victoria Cross in World War I now have a home in England "for generations to come".
LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal reacted angrily on Thursday to suggestions he had fallen out with assistant Ryan Giggs.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Two years after Russian clubs spent a record 112 million euros in their February transfer window, teams have had to face the stark reality they...
Wendell Sailor, who served a two-year drug ban for cocaine use, says Karmichael Hunt will have to live with his cocaine dramas for a long time.
Muttiah Muralitharan says Sri Lanka loom as a threat in the business end of the World Cup, starting with their match against Australia.
LONDON (Reuters) - Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse and Manchester United defender Jonny Evans will face charges of spitting at each other during a Premier...
LONDON (Reuters) - New Zealand centre half Winston Reid has ended months of uncertainty about his future by agreeing a new six-and-a-half-year contract with West...
LONDON (Reuters) - The Manor Marussia Formula One team were given the green light to compete at next week's Australian season-opener after passing mandatory...
English golfer Matt Ford and Irishman Kevin Phelan lead the co-sanctioned Africa Open by one stroke at five under par.
About 200 Hong Kong protesters have clashed with pro-government supporter in Yuen Long, close to the border with China, demonstrating against mainland parallel traders. The protesters claimed the parallel traders caused a nuisance in the neighbourhood, and have pushed up the prices of daily necessities.
Thousands of people have marched in Moscow to honour Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov who was shot dead on Friday.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 91st birthday with a million-dollar bash attended by thousands of faithful party supporters.
More than 260 people have been killed in a series of avalanches triggered by heavy snowfall around Afghanistan this week, according to officials. The bulk of the deaths have come in Panjshir province, north of Kabul.

In pictures: Brit Awards 2015

Musicians turn out for the 2015 Brit Awards held at The O2 Arena, London
Hollywood stars arrive for the 87th annual Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, USA, 22 February 2015.
Lunar New Year celebrations are in full swing, but for many of our early Asian migrants, there wasn’t time or opportunity to celebrate when they first arrived.
Bone-chilling cold in the US Midwest shattered records in Chicago on Thursday, closing schools and starting its trudge eastward to an already frozen Boston and New York.
Asian communities around the world celebrate the Lunar New Year, also called the Spring Festival, on 19 February, ushering in the Year of the Goat, according to the traditional twelve year zodiac cycle.