The Productivity Commission has said that education spending has substantially increased over the last decade but student achievement has shown little or no improvement. Is that true?
Chair of the Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council, Warren Mundine, told Q&A that $30 billion is spent every year on 500,000 Indigenous people in Australia. Is that right?
The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre's Kon Karapanagiotidis said that what a politician can claim for a one night stay in Canberra is equivalent to an entire week on Newstart. Is that true?
Communications Minister Mitch Fifield told Q&A that the Children’s eSafety Commissioner has investigated 11,000 cases of cyberbullying and can fine social media firms $17,000 a day. Is that true?
The Australian Automobile Association said that a new report showed that "the average Australian family is spending up to $22,000 every year to get around." Is that accurate?
Is the Coalition right to say that, at any one time, there is around $3.5 billion of debt to the Commonwealth due to fraud, non-compliance or misreporting in the welfare system?
Ethicist Peter Singer told Q&A that climate change-related sea level rises are "estimated to cause something like 750 million refugees just moving away from that flooding". Is that accurate?
After a question from a Muslim audience member, Senator-elect Pauline Hanson said "your Grand Mufti won't even come out and condemn the terrorist attacks that’s happened overseas". Is that right?
Was new Senator Derryn Hinch right to say on Q&A that voting is only compulsory in Australia and Belgium, and that 90% of New Zealanders vote even though it's voluntary?
When Attorney-General George Brandis was asked on Q&A about a parliamentary vote on the decision to go to war, he said that was not part of the Westminster tradition. Is that right?
Was academic Marcia Langton right about the rate of violence against Indigenous women?
Has the Coalition invested an average of $5 billion per year more than Labor into Medicare?
Labor's shadow health minister Catherine King, said that the government has "cut bulk-billing payments for pathology and diagnostic imaging to make patients pay more". Is that right?
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said that Australia spends more at a Commonwealth level on negative gearing and capital gains tax discounts than it does on child care or higher education. Is he right?
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Was Malcolm Turnbull right to say that larger and more frequent storms are one of the predicted consequences of climate change – but that you can't attribute any particular storm to global warming?
Was Opposition Leader Bill Shorten right about full time job losses and underemployment under the Coalition government?
Was Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Anne Ruston right to say that no solely-managed Commonwealth fishery is subject to overfishing?
Was Opposition Leader Bill Shorten right to say that $100 billion has been added to Australia's national debt on the Coalition government's watch?
Was Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen right to say that the Coalition presided over the most sustained fall in our living standards since records began?