Most schools will get a boost in funding, while universities will face cuts.
Education experts discuss changes to schools and universities following the federal treasurer's budget speech.
Treasurer Scott Morrison explains the budget in the lock-up.
Scott Morrison has delivered a surprisingly big-taxing budget that pays for the last burial rites of the toxic Abbott legacy from 2014.
Mark Latham also bought into a couple of specific well-publicised Labor controversies.
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It's been a good while since Mark Latham has had much in common with the party he once led, but he can still boil the blood of some of its members.
Yassmin Abdel-Magied has ‘apologised profusely to [Julie Bishop] and the Australian government’ for a controversial Facebook post.
Julie Bishop has refused to sack Yassmin Abdel-Magied from the board of the Council for Australian-Arab Relations, resisting pressure from some in government ranks.
Politics podcast: Andrew Giles on schools funding.
Andrew Giles says the strong opposition from Catholic schools to the government's education package is because they were given 'almost no notice' of the funding changes.
Scott Morrison is digging in behind the government’s changes to the way schools are funded.
Scott Morrison has a lot on his plate ahead of Tuesday night's federal budget, including Catholic schools unhappy at how the school funding changes will affect them.
The University of Canberra’s Deep Saini and Michelle Grattan discuss the week in politics.
Haunted by the unpopular 2014 budget, the government is treading more carefully with its new education policies.
Malcolm and Lucy Turnbull board an airplane for a meeting with US President Donald Trump in New York.
When the public are deeply cynical and distrustful, and have turned their back on a government, can that government change its image and the voters' view?
Tony Abbott said he would not flag what may or may not be said in the partyroom on schools funding.
Former prime minister Tony Abbott has taken a swipe at Malcolm Turnbull's schools plan.
The government proposes increases in the student contribution to course fees totalling 7.5%, and is lowering the first income threshold for HELP repayment.
NATSEM has modelled the impact of the changes to the HELP debt repayments the government announced this week.
John Hewson describes the uncertain economic climate into which Scott Morrison will deliver next week's budget.
Helen Garner: her work frequently polarises readers.
Over 40 years, author Helen Garner has delighted, infuriated, confused and charmed readers. A new account of her writing life is informative but avoids delving into the trickier aspects of her work.
Malcolm Turnbull is trying to take some of the shine off Labor’s political advantage on education.
The Turnbull government is seeking to seize the political initiative on schools, with a big funding injection and the appointment of David Gonski to chair a 'Gonski 2.0' review.
Malcolm Turnbull expects the second Sydney airport to inject more than $1.9 billion into the economy during construction.
The federal government has confirmed it will build Sydney's second airport after the Sydney Airport Group announced it would not take up its right of first refusal to construct and operate it.
Simon Birmingham said the reforms were ‘fair, reasonable and necessary’.
The government is seeking savings of $2.8 billion from higher education over the budget period, in another attempt at a major shake-up of Australia's university sector.
Politics podcast: Jane Halton on how to make a federal budget.
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In a special budget podcast for the University of Canberra's Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis, Michelle Grattan discusses with Jane Halton the makings of a federal budget.
Does Japan’s moral education system leave any room for students to appreciate diversity and think critically?
The changes required of a textbook that referred to a bakery – an “inappropriate” form of Japanese culture – illustrate how the system falls short of its goals of deliberative and critical education.
Scott Morrison said the Productivity Commission had been asked to inquire into the impact of the current system of horizontal fiscal equalisation.
The government has ordered the Productivity Commission to review how the GST revenue is sliced up.
Malcolm Turnbull has left the decision on Yassmin Abdel-Magied’s place on the council for Australian-Arab relations with Julie Bishop.
Malcolm Turnbull engaged in an unedifying cop-out when questioned about the Yassmin Abdel-Magied affair on Friday. Quizzed by 3AW’s Neil Mitchell, Turnbull described her Anzac Day Facebook post – “Lest…