Rebecca Le May Greens Senator Scott Ludlam appears to have retained his seat in the re-run West Australian Senate election, with early results showing a big swing to the party.
The Coalition's 'adults' are in charge of the country, but it's time Tony Abbott's team started growing up
Mark Kenny The same December night General Motors signed the death warrant of Holden, one of Tony Abbott's most senior ministers went looking for love.
Peter Hartcher In the fourth part of a five-part investigation, Peter Harcher reveals that factors that led to the downfall of Australia's first female prime minister,
Peter Martin and Ben Preiss Australia's medical and scientific research system is in chaos ahead of the budget update.
Bianca Hall Tertiary Education Minister Chris Evans has hit back at Australia's top research universities.
Benjamin Preiss Higher Education Reporter THE FEDERAL government's plan to allow all students the opportunity to study an Asian language would cost billions of dollars, an Asia policy expert says.
Australia's latest casualty from the conflict in Afghanistan farewelled.
Catherine Armitage MORE than half Australian universities' overall research performance is at or above world standards, analysis by the federal government shows.
Benjamin Preiss Number of Indian students coming to Australia to study has fallen dramatically in the past four years and the high dollar, stricter visa conditions and safety concerns are some of the reasons.
Noel Towell An inquiry should be held into Commonwealth science agency CSIRO and the treatment of its 6600-strong workforce amid claims ''of criminal conduct and commercial fraud'', the federal opposition says.
Noel Towell The federal opposition wants an inquiry into the Commonwealth science agency, the CSIRO, and the treatment of its 6600-strong workforce amid claims of ''criminal conduct and commercial fraud'' in the...
Benjamin Preiss Universities are turning out too many young dentists, leaders in the profession say.
Daniel Hurst Uni students spared higher fees after Gillard government rejected call to boost funding.
The retirement of Government ministers Chris Evans and Nicola Roxon will mean a cabinet reshuffle in delicate times.
Mark Kenny and Jessica Wright Julia Gillard's extended election campaign has suffered another damaging blow with the shock resignation of two of Labor’s most senior Cabinet ministers, the Attorney-General Nicola Roxon and the...
Mark Kenny and Jessica Wright Julia Gillard's extended election campaign has suffered another damaging blow with the shock resignation of two of Labor's most senior cabinet ministers.
Jessica Wright Prime Minister Julia Gillard rallies Labor election candidates, telling them they're the frontline troops who will take the government's message to the Australian people.
No more resignations are anticipated following the decision of two senior federal Labor ministers to stand down, Transport Minister Anthony Albanese says.
Judith Ireland Prime Minister Julia Gillard is working on major changes to her ministerial line up but won't confirm if more firings are imminent.