After dedicating most his life to working to advance the rights of First Nations people in Australia, Dennis Eggington’s name is synonymous with Indigenous advocacy.
Perth MP John Carey is ‘open’ to a more inclusive date change after the City of Perth announced it would be scaling back its Australia Day Skyworks.
Perth’s Australia Day Skyworks are set to undergo a massive change, with Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas saying it would be ‘irresponsible to continue’ the event in its current form.
Channel Seven has announced they will air a brand new documentary celebrating the life and career of cricket legend Shane Warne following the icon’s sudden death.
Shane Warne, who was considered to be the greatest bowler in cricket history and helped Australia win the World Cup in 1999, has died. He was 52.
At least 100 people packed Lions Park last Wednesday for an Australia Day breakfast and awards ceremony.
Sean Van Der Wielen
Grace Tame has broken her silence on the frosty meeting with Prime Minister Scott Morrison, saying ‘the survival of abuse culture is dependent on submissive smiles and self-defeating surrenders’.
Across the lower South West hundreds turned out to celebrate Australia Day in style as several people became new citizens and the best were honoured as citizens of the year.
The City of Bunbury says it is likely growing COVID-19 case numbers and exposure sites were at play, as less than half of the usual crowd numbers attended Australia Day celebrations at Bicentennial Square.
The South West region’s top cop has praised the respectful and safe behaviour of Australia Day revellers, with no major incidents to come from the public holiday.
Thousands of revellers descended on Bunbury’s Bicentennial Square on Wednesday for the City’s first Australia Day Skyfest celebrations in two years.
Bunbury has welcomed nearly 120 new citizens to its community in a moving ceremony which marked the beginning of the City’s Australia Day celebrations.
Hundreds of people made the most of a sunny morning at the Eaton Foreshore in one of the Shire of Dardanup’s three community breakfasts commemorating the public holiday.
Shire of Harvey residents donned their masks as they packed parks, showgrounds and recreational centres for community breakfasts to kick off the region’s Australia Day celebrations.
An inspirational mental health advocate, a choir leader and a rising hockey star were among those recognised for their community work during Australia Day celebrations.
WA’s football clubs have joined the push to change the date of Australia Day, sharing poignant messages on social media about why they believe celebrations should be boycotted.
Shannon Hampton and Samantha Rogers
In the middle of the biggest 48 hours of his life, Dylan Alcott isn’t looking to do anything different - and it’s why he is quickly becoming Australia’s favourite son.
The streets of Perth’s CBD were a sea of red, black and yellow during Wednesday’s Invasion Day rally, as the chorus of calls to “change the date” rang out across the nation.
The skies were blue, and beaches packed as Perth celebrated Australia Day. SEE THE PICTURES FROM EVENTS ACROSS THE CITY.
Peter Devlin and Brianna Dugan
Australia Day Skyworks will proceed as scheduled after WA recorded 24 new COVID-19 cases overnight. Here’s your guide to Perth’s celebrations in 2022.
Anthony Albanese has denied he’s taken a page out of Grace Tame’s book after an awkward encounter with the Prime Minister.
An inspirational woman who brings the power of music to people who might otherwise miss out has been recognised as Bunbury’s top citizen this year.
Dylan Alcott’s sexologist girlfriend has shared intimate photos of the pair celebrating following the Australian of the Year awards.
A poem from an unlikely source has stolen the show at an Australia Day ceremony in Canberra.
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