Education funding is shaping up as a key election issue, with Treasurer Scott Morrison says the federal government's promise of an extra $1.2 billion for schools is "real money" that will be paid for by savings in other areas.
Nicole Hasham A close friend of a refugee who died after setting himself alight at Nauru has slammed the delay in specialist medical treatment, claiming the Turnbull Government is responsible for the man's death.
Andrew Taylor Senior arts industry figures fear that Tuesday's federal budget may bring even worse news for a sector in desperate need of support.
Adam Gartrell Eighty of the 100 Australian postcodes that benefit the most from negative gearing are represented by federal Coalition MPs.
Adam Gartrell Tony Abbott has told his local constituents he's still got a "fire in the belly".
David Wroe The standing joke about French submarines used to be that they were as noisy as Britain's 19th century Great Western Railway.
Deborah Snow Scott Morrison once planned to make Malcolm Turnbull the NSW state Liberal leader
Bianca Hall Australia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pacific International Hospital in Port Moresby, it was revealed on Friday.
Mark Kenny If you wanted a window into the peculiar chemistry of Coalition politics, this marriage of convenience between liberal free marketeers and nostalgic agrarian socialists, this was it.
James Massola, Peter Martin Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will scrap what he calls blank cheques for state and local government infrastructure projects and announce a ramp-up of debt to fund major projects on the condition state and local authorities can rigorously demonstrate their economic benefits.
A YOUNG man jailed for a minimum of three years after he was convicted of having sexual intercourse ...