Roxy Jacenko lets her hair down on Australia Day at Catalina Rose Bay

Roxy Jacenko lets her hair down on Australia Day as she joins her rowdy friends and husband Oliver Curtis for a long lunch in Rose Bay By Savanna Young For Daily Mail Australia Published: 02:32 GMT, 27 January 2023 | Updated: 03:59 GMT, 27 January 2023 Recent retiree Roxy Jacenko spent her Australia Day public … Read more

David Campbell addresses how he had all-white panel discussing Australia Day controversy

David Campbell has admitted the Today Extra show  picked the wrong guests for its panel discussion on the Australia Day ‘change the date’ controversy and the Indigenous Voice to Parliament – by excluding any Aboriginal input. Despite his disclaimer, the Today Extra segment went ahead on Friday morning with just himself, co-host Sylvia Jeffreys, and journalists Tom Tilley … Read more

Tony Abbott says companies boycotting Australia Day should focus on paying their staff more

Tony Abbott says companies allowing staff to work on Australia Day should be more concerned with providing better goods and services and paying employees higher wages over ‘politically correct posturing’. Australia’s 28th prime minister spoke about the divisive topic with the Institute of Public Affairs’ deputy executive director, Daniel Wild, on the think tank’s podcast. … Read more

Sandra Sully defends Channel 10’s boycott of Australia Day after staff encouraged to work

Sandra Sully erupts at a Twitter troll with scathing post defending Channel 10’s decision to let staff work on Australia Day: ‘It’s about the DATE’ Sully said the decision not to celebrate national holiday was due to the date Debate surrounds date of Australia Day, with many calling for it to be changed Channel 10’s … Read more

Australia Day 2023: Change to event program in NSW for First Nations peop;e

Major change to Australia Day celebrations in 2023 – as organisers include ‘storytelling’ in major push to be more ‘inclusive’ of First Nations people: ‘It can be a challenging and distressing day’ Australia Day 2023 will see a bigger focus on ‘inclusion of First Nations people The NSW event program promises more ‘truth-telling’ and ‘storytelling’ Premier … Read more

Tasmania’s Premier Jeremy Rockliff supports changing Australia Day from January 26 to another date

Top politician voices his support to change the date of Australia Day – insisting it’s become ‘increasingly divisive’ Mr Rockliff said he supported a national conversation about changing the day The Premier attended a Reconciliation Tasmania breakfast on Wednesday  Tasmania will introduce an Aboriginal-led treaty and truth-telling pathway By Ethan James For Australian Associated Press … Read more

Vandals target Captain Cook’s statue on Australia Day and cover it with bright red paint

Vandals target Captain Cook’s statue on Australia Day and cover it with bright red paint By Cameron Carpenter For Daily Mail Australia Published: 20:45 GMT, 25 January 2022 | Updated: 20:45 GMT, 25 January 2022 A Captain Cook statue has been vandalised ahead of Australia Day celebrations. The monument in St Kilda, Melbourne‘s southeast, was … Read more

Buddy Franklin’s wife admits to using offensive language by calling someone ‘half’ Indigenous

‘You apologise and do better’: Buddy Franklin’s wife Jesinta admits to using offensive language by calling people ‘half’ or ‘quarter’ Indigenous By Mary Mrad For Daily Mail Australia Published: 23:58 BST, 14 July 2021 | Updated: 00:05 BST, 15 July 2021 Jesinta Franklin (née Campbell) has admitted to using offensive language against Indigenous Australians in the past. … Read more

Brooke Blurton reveals the Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins has blocked her on social media

Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins blocked his Bachelor ex Brooke Blurton on social media after she said she ‘dodged a bullet’ following her relationship with the rugby player By Zoe Burrell For Daily Mail Australia Published: 06:47 GMT, 2 March 2021 | Updated: 06:47 GMT, 2 March 2021 She gave up her chance of finding love … Read more

Wallaby hops into Hamilton Base Hospital Emergency Department on Australia Day

Wild moment a curious wallaby enthusiastically hops around a hospital emergency department Wallaby leapt into Hamilton Base Hospital Emergency Department in Victoria Two surprised nurses watched on in amusement as Wally hopped around  Wally eventually headed to the exit and took a visitor trying to enter by surprise  Several years ago, a koala made its way … Read more

Sydney burger store owner forced to apologise over ‘racist’ Facebook post after Australia Day

Owner of popular burger store is forced to apologise for its ‘racist’ Facebook post after Australia Day – claiming he was just making fun of Instagrammers who protest for likes without caring about the cause Downtown Brooklyn Penrith’s owner has apologised over a ‘racist’ Facebook post The post on January 27 described Invasion Day protesters … Read more

Australia’s east is battered by wild weather as a MASSIVE storm bears down on Melbourne

Wild weather battered Australia’s east coast overnight with more storms set to wreak havoc on Friday. A huge band of thunderstorms are forecast to roll in across Melbourne today after parts of Victoria were inundated by heavy rain on Thursday night – with some towns recording a whopping 24mm of rain in just an hour. … Read more