Ricky French From fronting Midnight Oil to the Labor government's environment, heritage and arts portfolios, Peter Garrett has impressed himself on the national consciousness.
Signs Kevin Rudd, Peter Garrett may be called before insulation inquiry as counsel emphasises its powers
Amy Remeikis To those listening closely enough, it might have sounded like a thinly-veiled threat.
Amy Remeikis To those listening close enough, it might have sounded like a thinly veiled threat.
Amy Remeikis Catherine and Kevin Fuller know what killed their son. Now they want to know how.
Andrew Taylor It is a tale of two Shivas - one cast aside by the National Gallery of Australia only to become the prize exhibit at one of the world's leading museums.
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.
Rory Callinan and Marissa Calligeros Former environment minister Peter Garrett has taken responsibility for the Labor government's failed insulation scheme, but revealed prime minister Kevin Rudd refused to approve a change to the...
Heath Aston When Greg Combet faced the royal commission into Labor's home insulation scheme he fought back tears in reflecting on the deaths of four young men.
Daniel Hurst THE states have demanded the Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, urgently spell out her signature education reforms amid fears time is running out to effectively implement the $6.
Daniel Hurst The share of Australians in their 20s who are not learning or earning has remained stubbornly high, failing to ease to pre-global financial crisis levels, a new report reveals.
Jewel Topsfield A $16 MILLION federal Labor commitment to stem the shortage of maths and science teachers by fast-tracking bankers, accountants and engineers into classrooms has recruited only 14 participants.
Farrah Tomazin Furious Gillard government warns more than $1 billion in funding placed at risk.
Peter Hartcher A lifelong primary teacher talks about a school she worked in as having two eras - first was a prehistoric age that she calls "Before Tess".
Daniel Hurst and Amy Remeikis Queensland has told Julia Gillard to “butt out of education” while revealing it would follow Victoria in hatching its own school funding reform plan.
Daniel Hurst Some of Australia's disadvantaged schools have been marked up but the nation still has room for improvement, Prime Minister Julia Gillard said as she trumpeted the latest performance data.
Rachel Browne, Daniella Miletic and Mark Kenny More than one-third of families struggle to pay childcare fees despite increased federal government assistance over the past decade, according to a new report by public policy think tank The...
Dan Harrison Sleepiness is holding Australian schoolchildren back in the international education race, a study suggests.
Daniel Hurst An extra $74 million will be channelled into federal government advertising campaigns despite the budget's bleak finances.
Michael Gordon Schools Minister Peter Garrett issues warning over funding for indigenous programs.
Michael Gordon We met at the funeral of his niece, who died too young from a treatable disease and suffered all the more because of her inadequate command of English, her second language.