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...
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.
Madonna King In 2009, everyone - including the man himself - assumed that Joe Hockey was a shoo-in as the next Liberal Party leader. So what went wrong?
Mark Kenny Friction over the federal budget continues before next week's sitting of the new Senate.
Heath Aston Malcolm Turnbull, Australia's second-richest parliamentarian, has invested in a ''vulture fund'' based in the tax haven Cayman Islands.
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.
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.
Jonathan Swan Australia Post is in financial crisis, with 900 job cuts to be announced this week and more pain to follow unless urgent action is taken.
Matthew Knott The Labor opposition is prepared to help the Abbott government throw a lifeline to Australia Post, which faces a revenue crisis in its letter division, by allowing it to deliver Medicare and welfare...
Matthew Knott Labor is prepared to help the Abbott government throw a lifeline to Australia Post, which faces a revenue crisis in its letter division, by allowing it to deliver Medicare and welfare operations.
Jonathan Swan The future of the daily mail service is in jeopardy as Australia Post faces forecast losses totalling billions of dollars, with 900 jobs set to be cut as early as Tuesday.
Jonathan Swan Coalition MPs are secretly defying Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Attorney-General George Brandis by drafting an alternative proposal for changes to the race hate laws.
Deborah Gough Radio station 3RRR would ''die a slow death'' and most community radio stations would be forced to shut if a Commission of Audit recommendation was adopted in the federal government.
Paul Sheehan Is Tony Abbott mad? Or is he brave? Or crazy-brave? On the eve of the day that could permanently define or debilitate his authority as Prime Minister, these questions come to mind given the...
Jacqueline Maley Former independent MP Rob Oakeshott tried to convince Liberal MP Malcolm Turnbull to become a minister in a Labor-led minority government ''rainbow cabinet'' he envisaged while negotiating with Julia...
Matthew Knott Putting the SBS and the ABC under one roof would lead to the eventual death of the multicultural broadcaster, says former prime minister Malcolm Fraser, whose government created SBS almost four...