The peak body representing Australian universities has urged the Turnbull government not to pursue a "dramatic overhaul" of the nation's higher education system because only minor changes are needed.
Michael Koziol He complained the case was primarily handled by a "junior staff member" rather than by the president, Gillian Triggs, or one of her close aides.
Mark Kenny The Wire's arch drug lord Avon Barksdale was philosophical in the face of a long jail sentence: "You only serve two days, the day you go in, and the day you get out". You'd think this mentality could work best for parties consigned to the opposition benches. But no. These days, its governments that feel most hemmed in, constrained at every turn by the crushing weight of febrile politics, internal divisions, anaemic growth, and inevitable disappointment.For Malcolm Turnbull, and indeed most governments recently, Barksdale's advice seems most apposite. Although in Turnbull's case, even the day he won was pretty terrible, marred as it was by something of a hissy-fit.
Noel Towell But Centrelink whisteblowers worried about their own jobs, say public service bosses.
Michael Koziol, Political reporter The Turnbull government's proposed version of marriage equality would further entrench discrimination by allowing civil celebrants and service providers to refuse to undertake gay weddings, the peak law body says.
Noel Towell Centrelink public servants in the danger zone, bosses missing in action, union claims
Michael Koziol The Turnbull government is making further moves toward establishing a government backed-bond vehicle for affordable housing as Treasurer Scott Morrison heads to Britain to seek guidance on Australia's housing affordability crisis and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull prioritises the issue.
Richard Willingham, State Political Correspondent Australia's national leaders have joined the sombre memorial for victims of the Bourke St rampage, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declaring all Australians stood in solidarity with mourners.
Adam Gartrell Doctors believe the Turnbull government could be contemplating another increase in the Medicare levy.
Michael Koziol, political reporter Passengers would be whisked through immigration and customs without stopping or encountering humans under a radical overhaul due to start this year.
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