There is no compelling case to cut funding to "over-funded" private schools and redistribute the money to disadvantaged schools, Labor education spokeswoman Tanya Plibersek says.
Tom McIlroy The Turnbull government is set to kill off the Green Army, Tony Abbott's much-hyped environmental project, as it looks to find savings of more than $350 million in this month's budget update.
Amy Remeikis Brian Burston was there when it all went wrong for Hanson and One Nation twenty years ago.
James Massola, Adam Morton A long-awaited review of Australia's climate policies could recommend a form of carbon pricing for power companies, but will focus on electricity price rises, energy security and cutting greenhouse gas emissions, according to Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg.
David Wroe, national security correspondent Donald Trump has earned his reputation for recklessness over many months. But not everyone is convinced his bumpy entry into Asian strategy spells dangerous anarchy in Asia.
Michael Koziol, Political reporter Public hospitals, social housing and palliative care services are ripe for reforms to inject greater competition and private sector involvement, a Productivity Commission report has found.
Michael Koziol, Political reporter Sam Dastyari is back - with a book to boot.
Noel Towell Revolving door at digital agency must stop, says Labor.
Peter Martin Women are twice as likely to be underpaid compared to men if they are not in a union. Indigenous Australians are three times as likely to be underpaid.
Michael Koziol, David Wroe Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is expected to speak with the global head of mining giant Adani on Monday amid mounting speculation the government will contribute $1 billion for a railway line to serve the forthcoming Carmichael coal mine.