Voters living in electorates held by some of the Abbott government's most prominent ministers support the ABC so strongly they would vote to change the Constitution to protect it from political interference, new polling shows.
Judith Ireland The Abbott government's childcare package is "decades out of date" and will put Australia behind other developed nations when it comes to early childhood reform, a new McKell Institute✓report says.
James Massola Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has suffered a massive hit to his personal approval ratings, but there is little consolation for Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who has also seen his approval ratings dive in the July Fairfax-Ipsos poll.
Matthew Knott Real funding for public schools fell by over $200 per student from 2009 to 2013 while increasing by over $500 per student in the independent school sector, new research shows.
Matthew Knott Three quarters of Australians believe domestic violence is as much or more of a threat than terrorism, new polling shows.
Matthew Knott Barnaby Joyce has withdrawn from a scheduled appearance on the ABC's Q&A, citing a decree from Tony Abbott that his frontbenchers are to boycott the program.
James Massola Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has warned that Asia could see Australia as "decadent" if same-sex marriage is legalised, potentially damaging negotiations and our trading relationship in the region.
Sarah Whyte Changes in Australia's immigration and border protection policies came into force last week – and, among some, sparked outrage. What will the impact be? Sarah Whyte explains.
Adam Morton An asylum seeker accused of sexually assaulting four girls at the Nauru detention camp has been moved into isolation with his eight-year-old daughter, sparking concern for the child's welfare and fresh criticism of the centre's management.
Adam Gartrell Tony Abbott's hand-picked human rights adviser racked up more than $77,000 in taxpayer-funded expenses in his first year on the job, spending almost $15,000 on taxis alone.