On Q&A, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive James Pearson said almost 60% of small business owners in Australia are paid $50,000 or less. Is that right?
Do Muslim couples in Australia have 'on average 4.5 children' while other couples have '1.5 children'? Could Australia have a 'Muslim majority' in 'a couple' of generations? Let's check the evidence.
Climate Council CEO Amanda McKenzie told Q&A that heatwaves were 'worsening' in Australia and 'hot days' had doubled in the last 50 years. Let's take a look at the evidence.
Social Services Minister Christian Porter told Q&A that 'rates of drug use amongst unemployed are 2.5 times higher than amongst employed people'. Is that correct?
Cape York Partnership founder Noel Pearson told Q&A that Indigenous Australians were 'the most incarcerated people on the planet Earth'. Is that right?
The AiGroup's Innes Willox told Q&A that Australia has one of the highest progressive tax rates in the developed world. Is that true?
During a discussion on Q&A, author Nikki Gemmell said 80% of Australians and up to 70% of Catholics and Anglicans support euthanasia laws. Is that right?
Television shows that reveal politicians in a different light, such as Channel Ten's The Project, or the ABC's Kitchen Cabinet or Q&A, are vital outlets for them to convey their messages.
On Q&A, government minister Zed Seselja remarked that surveys showed confidence in media has fallen globally. In Australia, he said, it has dropped lower than in the US. Is he right?
Dr James Brown answered questions on Facebook Live from how much exercise you need to what you should eat afterwards.
There is a growing body of evidence available on how many people are using euthanasia and assisted dying laws in places where it is legal.
Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie responded to The Conversation's request for sources and comment regarding our FactCheck on her climate change comments.
In a time of slippery weasel words and 'alternative facts', we are delighted to see the return of the ABC fact-checking unit in collaboration with RMIT.
Has the Coalition government cut $35 million from frontline legal services for victims of domestic and family violence?
After Australia announced a refugee deal with the US, Labor's Kate Ellis told Q&A that millions of dollars were spent on an earlier deal with Cambodia, yet very few lives were changed. Is that right?
On Q&A, panellists duelled over the numbers of migrants Australia takes a year. Is it 200,000 or 800,000? How many permanent and how many temporary? Let's check the facts.
Regardless of whether the suicide rate went down, it is far too blunt an instrument to measure the potential distress same-sex marriage debates cause for those in the LGBTI community.
Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie said Australia is one of the few countries in the world to accept foreign political donations. Is that true?
Last night ABC’s Q&A scored its usual high ratings. Not for the first time, the ABC’s flagship public access current affairs program gave primetime commercial TV a run for its money. It’s not without…
The Australian media are all for free speech – until it clashes with their politics.