Leading scientists will use a national conference to appeal to the Turnbull government to intervene to reverse plans by the CSIRO to eliminate most of its climate roles amid claims the Prime Minister was "blindsided" by the move.
Peter Martin and Nicole Hasham Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has all but ruled out a cut in income tax funded by an increase in the GST and has instead challenged state governments to impose land taxes in order to cut stamp duties.
Peter Martin Of all the questionable claims in the tax debate, the biggest it's that it's been a debate.
Nicole Hasham Video footage of an alleged near-miss involving three planes at Melbourne Airport last year has emerged.
Nicole Hasham The prospect of a GST hike is looking is more unlikely after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he was not convinced the measure would deliver enough economic gain, raising the chance that the scare campaign underpinning Labor's election platform will soon be disabled.
Heath Aston They were ending the age of entitlement at home but 17,000 kilometres away in London, Alexander Downer mustn't have got the memo.
Adam Morton, Peter Hannam and Marcus Strom Australia will break a commitment made at the Paris climate summit less than two months ago if CSIRO goes ahead with its plan to axe its research programs, one of the agency's leading scientists has warned.
Heath Aston When Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull encouraged Australia's young innovators to go out and disrupt traditional industries, he may not have been expecting anyone to propose an alternative model to the entire party-political system.
Heath Aston Twice as many voters in Liberal-held marginals seats would support the Turnbull Government fully funding the Gonski schools package as those who oppose spending the extra $4.5 billion.
Heath Aston Julian Assange has found little sympathy with members of the Turnbull Government.
Abbey will rely on her local community to 'gofundme'
Secret meeting leaves Jess Diaz holding Greenway preselection cards against Liberal preferred Yvonne Keane.