Father-daughter polar explorers, a former prime minister, world famous actors and journalists, lawyers, local leaders and fashion designers are among more than 1,000 outstanding Australians recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List this year.
The Order of Australia honours system was set up in 1975 to recognise outstanding achievement and service by all Australians — but since then, only 30 per cent of the honours have been awarded to women.
A cameraman who saved decades of historical film and video footage from the bin has been recognised for his work.
A diverse list of films are in the running to take cinema's top prize at Cannes this year, and whoever wins will be carving a new direction for a film industry upended by the demands of MeToo.
The winner of Australia's oldest and best-known prize for portraiture is announced in Sydney.
The award caps off a 12 month whirlwind of sales and success for Trent Dalton, whose semi-autobiographical novel has stage and film adaptation in the works.
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.