23 January 2021
Every year, hundreds of people are acknowledged for their achievement or service to the community through the Australia Day honours list. But occasionally, that process attracts controversy — as it did this week.
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23 Jan: Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says healing and unity "will only come if there is truth and accountability", as he announces the schedule for the Senate impeachment trial for former US president Donald Trump.... more
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23 Jan: Former tennis great Margaret Court says she is honoured and grateful to be promoted to the highest level of the Order of Australia, despite the decision coming under fire from two state premiers and LGBT groups concerned about her past criticisms of same ... more