An Australian education expert has reflected on the Federal Government’s latest school funding policy.

A committee of former judges and corruption fighters has launched plans for a national corruption watchdog.

The chairman of the MDBA has spoken against the idea of diverting environmental water to drought-affected farmers.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has taken responsibility for a $444 million Great Barrier Reef grant.

Environment Minister Melissa Price says Australia will not send a ship to monitor Japan’s “scientific” whaling hunts.

The GST will no longer be applied to tampons after a meeting of state and federal treasurers this week.

Experts say legislation to expand surveillance into telecommunication devices could create “systemic weakness or vulnerability”.

An interim report from the banking royal commission carries some strong criticism of the financial services sector and government regulators.

New figures show Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise.

A key economist says NDIS underspending could hit $5 billion by the end of the financial year.

Former prime minister Tony Abbott has made his first trip to the NT as Indigenous affairs envoy.

Australia’s national science agency wants to get involved in NASA’s plan to build a Moon base.

ABC executives have sacked managing director Michelle Guthrie halfway through her term.

Federal Labor has given up its opposition the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

The Law Council says Australia’s decryption laws could make it the weakest link in the ‘Five Eyes’ network.

Energy Security Board chair Kerry Schott has warned the Morrison government against threats to energy companies.

Senior counsel assisting the royal commission Rowena Orr is summing up the insurance hearings of the banking royal commission.

A new school funding deal will see Catholic and independent schools receive an extra $4.5 billion.

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) made a $3.8 billion profit last year.

About a third of people working in public administration report being victims of sexual harassment at work.

The Federal Health Minister wants the Tasmanian Government to explain its plan to move Royal Hobart Hospital patients from beds to chairs to free up space.

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