Education funding is shaping up as a key election issue, with Treasurer Scott Morrison says the federal government's promise of an extra $1.2 billion for schools is "real money" that will be paid for by savings in other areas.
Adam Gartrell Eighty of the 100 Australian postcodes that benefit the most from negative gearing are represented by federal Coalition MPs.
Adam Gartrell Tony Abbott has told his local constituents he's still got a "fire in the belly".
David Wroe The standing joke about French submarines used to be that they were as noisy as Britain's 19th century Great Western Railway.
Deborah Snow Scott Morrison once planned to make Malcolm Turnbull the NSW state Liberal leader
Bianca Hall Australia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pacific International Hospital in Port Moresby, it was revealed on Friday.
Mark Kenny If you wanted a window into the peculiar chemistry of Coalition politics, this marriage of convenience between liberal free marketeers and nostalgic agrarian socialists, this was it.
James Massola, Peter Martin Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will scrap what he calls blank cheques for state and local government infrastructure projects and announce a ramp-up of debt to fund major projects on the condition state and local authorities can rigorously demonstrate their economic benefits.
Nicole Hasham An Iranian refugee at Nauru who set himself on fire over despair at his life on the island has died.
Jane Lee The Turnbull government plans to end a program that funds specialist centres for children with psychotic disorders, prompting concerns from mental health experts that suicide rates will rise.