Kylie Sturgess loves science fiction - so much that at the last census, the radio tutor marked "Jedi" in the religion section. Her husband, who has travelled with her from Perth to Atlanta several times for sci-fi and fantasy conventions, did the same.
Matthew Knott is a political reporter in the Canberra bureau covering communications and education policy.
ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie says she wants the ABC to strive harder to appeal to all Australians, not just to young children and older audience members, and ensure is not affected "unconscious bias".
Kim Carr has been the ultimate survivor, but when a group of the Labor Party's most senior figures turned on him, most thought his Labor career was over.
The Turnbull government faces blanket opposition among vice chancellors to its proposal to create a new tier of courses with deregulated fees, with even the nation's most prestigious universities rejecting the idea.
The ABC has been cleared of systemic "anti-business" bias in a major review of its coverage, with former ANZ boss Mike Smith confessing he has rethought his negative perceptions of the broadcaster.
Seated next to Pauline Hanson on the Q&A panel on Monday night, Sam Dastyari decided not to ridicule or attack her. Instead he tried something different. He complimented her.
Support is growing for controversial changes to the repayment of university loans, with an influential group of universities throwing its support behind the collection of HECS debts from deceased estates.
Education Minister Simon Birmingham has indicated he will take a more hands on role in fixing the country's scandal-plagued vocational education system following Malcolm Turnbull's frontbench reshuffle.
Matt Canavan's elevation was the biggest boost for the rising generation of young conservatives in the Coalition.
Cathy O'Toole was sick of waiting. So Labor's candidate for Herbert went back to work on Monday.