Matthew Knott Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has foreshadowed deeper cuts to the ABC and SBS in coming years, warning the ''age of entitlement'' for the public broadcasters is over.
Judith Ireland Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has hosed down suggestions he has described Rupert Murdoch as a ‘‘demented plutocrat,’’ arguing the News Corp head is the ‘‘most normal’’ media mogul he knows.
Judith Ireland Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has backed further deregulation of the media industry as he praised media mogul Rupert Murdoch as the ''most normal'' proprietor he knows.
Matthew Knott Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has backed transferring some of Medicare and Centrelink's frontline duties to Australia Post to help combat the ''existential challenge'' of declining letter...
Damien Murphy Margaret broke the mould of the political wife, writes Damien Murphy.
Matthew Knott Mark Scott is no rabble rouser. Past profiles of the ABC managing director have described him as "vanilla", "cautious", "dull", "bureaucratic", "not one to make waves".
Mark Kenny and James Massola A move within the Abbott cabinet to establish a homeland security super-ministry drawing together several major departments and functions looks to have been scuttled because senior figures viewed it...
Heath Aston, Lisa Cox, Tom Allard Families in the outer suburbs of Sydney and Melbourne have been forced to do the heaviest lifting by the budget while those in the electorates of Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Treasurer Joe Hockey...
Mark Dapin Ex-army man James Brown says Anzac references cannot be applied to today's conflicts.
Coalition splits on Muslim relations as National MP George Christensen adds voice to calls for burqa ban
Heath Aston and Latika Bourke The Coalition is divided over engagement with the Islamic community as Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull warned attacks on Australian Muslims play into the hands of terrorists, while a second...
Paul Kalina It's fair to say that community TV has launched a thousand careers -- and not just those of the boldface names who got their starts there.
Ross Peake (''Dickson residents unite'', Forum, August 30, p3) reported on the proposed developments for Section 72 in Dickson.
Madeleine Heffernan The community TV sector fears for its future, saying it expects to lose broadcast rights at the end of next year.
Deborah Snow and Nick Ralston Just after 7 pm last Sunday, former private schoolgirl and daughter of a Labor legend, Harriet Wran, was captured on CCTV footage walking through the lobby of a rundown housing commission block in...
Emma Partridge Sister Philomene Tiernan touched so many people – students, family, friends and her sisters.
Nick Ralston A popular Perth sailor and his three young grandchildren on their way home from a European holiday are among the 28 Australians killed on-board flight MH17.
Heath Aston Malcolm Turnbull, Australia's second-richest parliamentarian, has invested in a ''vulture fund'' based in the tax haven Cayman Islands.
Matthew Knott The Abbott government's cost-cutting review of the ABC envisages a radical shake-up that would lead to the outsourcing of most television programs, including flagship shows such as Play School and At...
Matthew Knott The production of all ABC television shows, except news and current affairs, would be outsourced under radical proposals put forward by the Abbott's cost-cutting review of the national broadcaster.
Matthew Knott Outsourcing more ABC television productions to commercial producers would not diminish the quality of programming or the broadcaster's identity, according to the independent production sector.