Roger Fletcher catapulted himself to success, forming one of the country's most successful agribusinesses, which now exports grain, fibre and meat globally from its family-run headquarters in central NSW.
Every year Australians debate over whether to celebrate Australia Day on January 26, so we asked our audience on Facebook Messenger for their thoughts.
People across the country are out celebrating Australia Day, from large citizenship ceremonies in Sydney and parades through Melbourne to beers on the beach in Queensland.
Thousands gather around the country, marking what they see as "Invasion Day" or "Survival Day" and calling for a change to the way Australia celebrates its national holiday.
To many, Australia Day will always be a day of survival, and it's become a constant theme for festivals and ceremonies held on January 26 around the country. Here's what's on today.
Stars of the stage and screen, top athletes and dozens of local heroes are among the 1,127 Australians across a wide range of industries are being recognised in this year's Australia Day Honours list. Here's what some of the recipients had to say.
The parents of Amy 'Dolly' Everett, who took her own life due to bullying, are named Local Hero in the Australian of the Year awards 2019.
The Coalition has been using the (annual) debate about Australia Day as political ammunition. But this year it got messy, writes Michelle Grattan.
Many of those in line for an Order of Australia on Australia Day are getting it for their career. But here's an idea: why don't we award honours to encourage people to do more than their job, suggests Nicholas Gruen.
One Friday, an extraordinary Australian will receive one of our highest honours for their tireless work on behalf of others and in pursuit of change.