Many consider Prince Philip's gaffes as the innocent comments of a nice, old duffer. Others say it reveals a deep-seated racial and chauvinist prejudice.
Rosie Batty's elevation to Australian of the Year has intensified pressure on state and federal governments to transform their approach to tackling the "serious epidemic" of domestic violence.
While Rosie Batty has called on people to learn the data on family violence, the statistics themselves often prove elusive.
Protesters will march non-stop around ASIO headquarters in Canberra for 32-hours to draw attention the plight of at least 32 refugees locked in indefinite detention.
While the Prime Minister dismissed social media criticism as "electronic graffiti", his government has been spending millions of dollars on social media strategies.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott's surprise decision to knight Prince Philip has infuriated his colleagues, with a pair of Queensland MPs breaking ranks to criticise the decision publicly.
For Anthony and Beatriz Matheson, Australia Day bookends a journey that began with a holiday abroad almost a decade ago. It also marks a new beginning in the life of a young Australian family.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott's decision to award Prince Philip a knighthood underscores the need for a debate about an Australian republic and identity, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said on Monday.
The continuing legal fallout over the Gullen Range wind farm is shaping up as a "colossal mess," says one observer.
Well, at least it didn't bother the contestants in the Great Sydney Swim.