Almost 1600 people from more than 150 different countries have become citizens in Canberra.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott led the Australia Day citizenship ceremony on the banks of Lake Burley Griffin on Monday, posing for pictures and handshakes.
He has also sparked controversy with his decision to award Prince Philip a knighthood.
- Picnics, countdowns, sausages and tweets: Canberrans enjoyed a colourful Australia Day in the capital.
- It was a national day of mourning for indigenous and non-indigenous Australians at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy.
- The Abbott government has lost a legal bid to force public servants to spend an extra week-and-a-half at their desks each year.
- Nick Kyrgios's mum arrived eight hours early to reserve a seat at Hisense Arena. She walked out after one set.
Nick Kyrgios's coach Todd Larkham has urged him to maintain the rage in tonight's centre court blockbuster with Andy Murray, crediting his second set dummy spit against Andreas Seppi for helping keep his Australian Open dream alive.
The 19 year old will take on the six-ranked Brit in the quarter-final at Rod Laver Arena.
Kyrgios is the first player since Roger Federer in 2001 to reach two grand slam quarter-finals before his 20th birthday.
- Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou says a misjudgment more than a decade ago will be his motivation in tonight's Asia Cup semi-final against the United Arab Emirates.
- Grand slam champion Jim Courier believes Kyrgios is capable of replacing the Big Four when they call it quits.
We are not aware of any road closures today.
Canberra's Nick Kyrgios takes on sixth-ranked Brit, Andy Murray, in tonight's quarter-final showdown from 7pm.
The Socceroos face off the United Arab emirates in tonight's Asia Cup semi-final from 8pm.
Horrible Histories brings British history to life, 3D effects and all, at Canberra Theatre Centre from 7pm tonight.
Canberra's Peking Duk peaked too soon in Triple J's Hottest 100 countdown Monday evening.
The electronic music duo narrowly missed out on the number one spot with hit single High, in what was a stellar result for Canberra's music scene in the annual Australia Day countdown.
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Bats fleeing their tree homes in Commonwealth Park as the cannons sounded during the Australia day Citizenship and Flag raising ceremony. Photo: Rohan Thomson
Today: A shower or two is expected in Canberra on Tuesday with a forecast top of 20 degrees.
The rest of the week: Wednesday, possible showers - min 11, max 22; Thursday, partly cloudy - min 8, max 23; Friday, partly cloudy, min 9, max 24.