Top Australian researchers have offered to educate Liberal Party sceptics on the evidence of climate change, saying a push for parliament to re-examine the science is unnecessary and ignoring expert consensus may "imperil" the nation.
Matthew Knott The ABC could go three months without an Abbott government frontbencher appearing on Q&A, after Prime Minister Tony Abbott instituted a boycott of the program.
Matthew Knott, James Massola Deputy Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce has warned of chaos if frontbenchers disobey Prime Minister Tony Abbott's wishes for his frontbench not to appear on Q&A, in comments that will intensify pressure on Malcolm Turnbull to explain whether he will join a boycott.
Matthew Knott Three quarters of Australians believe domestic violence is as much or more of a threat than terrorism, 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Judith Ireland The Abbott government's childcare package is "decades out of date" and will put Australia behind other developed nations when it comes to early childhood reform, a new McKell Institute✓report says.
Bevan Shields Prime Minister Tony Abbott was told the government had misled Parliament about Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis days before the government owned up to the mistake, daming new documents show.
Lisa Cox, James Massola She's the South Australian senator who keeps her private life private. But not today.
Matthew Knott 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.
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.