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...
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.
Jonathan Swan Catholics are in power this Easter, with the highest proportion of ministers of that faith occupying senior positions in a Coalition government.
Jane Cadzow As chief of staff to Tony Abbott, Peta Credlin is regarded as the organisational brain behind the prime minister - and by some as having way too much power.
Andrew Darby When the world's last whaling factory ship ,the Nisshin Maru, left the Antarctic at the end of this past summer, it did something different.
Andrew Taylor When the Biennale of Sydney announced its sponsorship deal with Transfield was at an end and its chairman, Luca Belgiorno-Nettis, had quit, protesting artists were jubilant.
Rachel Olding It required more than 30 police officers, eight squad cars and at least four search warrants but Channel Seven insists there is nothing to see.
EAMONN DUFF, HEATH ASTON Hundreds of thousands of Australian travellers will be forced to pay up to five times more for answering an international call on their mobile phone whilst overseas.
James Chessell, Dominic White Sky News Australia chief executive Angelos Frangopoulos is pushing for a slot on free-to-air television in a move that would put the News Corporation-backed service in direct competition with the...
James Chessell and Dominic White Sky News Australia CEO pushing for slot on free-to-air TV in a move that would put the service in direct competition with the ABC News 24.
Heath Aston, Rick Feneley Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has strongly defended the ABC's editorial independence in the face of Prime Minister Tony Abbott's attack on the national broadcaster, which he says...
Bianca Hall The ABC has reacted to sustained criticism of its asylum seeker coverage with an edict to staff that they should not ''embellish'' or add ''any flourish'' to claims of mistreatment by Australian...
Bianca Hall As the ABC comes under government scrutiny, staff have been warned not to ''embellish'' or add ''any flourish'' to asylum seekers' claims they have been mistreated by border protection forces.
ABC still under fire
Mark Kenny Former prime minister Kevin Rudd is to quit politics at the end of this week.
Peter Martin Aggressive cuts in interest rates, a dramatically lower dollar and wage freezes for the lowest paid are part of a radical manifesto being put forward by economist Ross Garnaut.
Heath Aston, Jonathan Swan The tight circle that surrounds Prime Minister Tony Abbott has shrugged it off as a verbal hand grenade tossed by an embittered member overlooked for promotion.
Bianca Hall A black and white portrait of Liberal Party legend Sir Robert Menzies hangs in pride of place in Prime Minister Tony Abbott's office, near the staunch monarchist's portrait of the Queen.
Michael Short During the past quarter of a century, many people throughout the world have been prepared to risk their lives to have the opportunity to approximate the lifestyle many Australians perhaps take for...