ABC managing director Mark Scott says savings identified at the ABC should be reinvested into the broadcaster.
The head of the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has raised the possibility that no wreckage from the passenger jet may ever be found, revealing authorities have a very poor understanding about how fast or far it travelled.
Five key unions targeted by Tony Abbott's royal commission into union corruption served with official requests for information ahead of the commission's preliminary hearing next week.
Leading scientists say high-stakes scientific research is falling behind competing nations.
A major drug syndicate that allegedly used commercial airline flights to smuggle tonnes of marijuana between Melbourne and Brisbane has been dismantled by a national police taskforce.
The Australian Federal Police refused a request from Papua New Guinea for an officer to help interview witnesses to the killing of asylum seeker Reza Barati on Manus Island.
Climate change is being felt in all corners of the globe and some parts of the natural world may already be changing irreversibly, an assessment by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has found.
The ''best brains in the world'' are searching for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, but three weeks after the plane vanished crews scouring the Indian Ocean are still operating on guesstimates, with no end in sight, says Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
Greens leader Christine Milne says Prime Minister Tony Abbott is governing in the interests of mining magnates and media moguls and predicts he will be unable to manage an unruly Senate after July 1.
Liberal MPs have begun jockeying to fill the vacancy created by Assistant Treasurer Arthur Sinodinos' move to the backbench.
Premier Barry O'Farrell has resigned after being caught out lying to a corruption inquiry over a $3000 bottle ...