Australia Day

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UNSW quantum physicist Michelle Simmons has delivered the 2017 Australia Day address for NSW, urging young people to tackle life's hardest tasks and to strive to be the best they can be.

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UNSW Professor Michelle Simmons will deliver this year’s Australia Day address in New South Wales, the first female scientist to be given the honour.

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A distinguished group of UNSW researchers from engineering, medicine, law and defence has been recognised in this year’s Australia Day honours.

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Whether it's a shock jock or a celebrated expat launching a diatribe on our national character, some of the louder voices of public opinion are drowning out the rest of Australia, writes Tim Harcourt.

The Dean of the Faculty of Science and an eminent medical researcher are among five UNSW academics named on the 2008 Australia Day Honours List.

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Seven UNSW academics have been given awards in this year's Australia Day honours list.