Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced that a new terrorism threat advisory system, which had been recommended by ASIO and been subject of extensive consultation, was now coming into operation.
Malcolm Turnbull has asked Australian law enforcement agencies to test their responses to a mass casualty attack in the wake of the killings in Paris and elsewhere.
A republican referendum is unlikely to succeed without the prime minister’s support.
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The prime minister and opposition leader are both outspoken republicans. And yet, following Prince Charles' latest visit, an Australian republic looks far from guaranteed. Why is that?
Malcolm Turnbull, in Jakarta on Thursday with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, removes his suit jacket and tie in the Tanah Abang market.
It's unlikely many ordinary people will care about the latest revelation in the tale of the Turnbull coup, despite something of a flurry among Abbott loyalists.
Malcolm Turnbull’s side meetings with world leaders during the international summits will be as important as the conference discussions.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday launches into an intensive round of international diplomacy that will absorb a good deal of time and attention in a crowded agenda.
Many Indonesians hope that Malcolm Turnbull’s public-speaking ability will mean he is more tactful than his predecessor.
Many in Indonesia hope that Malcolm Turnbull can reset the strained Australia-Indonesia relationship – a legacy of Tony Abbott's time in office.
‘There are relatively fewer large-scale research-intensive industries for universities to partner with in Australia,’ says Glyn Davis, vice-chancellor, University of Melbourne.
We can't fulfil Malcolm Turnbull's ambition for an innovative nation without understanding why researchers are struggling to engage with industry.
Malcolm Turnbull received a rapturous welcome at the Business Council of Australia dinner.
It was quite an extraordinary statement from a hard-headed business leader when Catherine Livingstone told Malcolm Turnbull that “in just seven weeks … the impact you have had on national sentiment is…
New insights into the dismissal of Gough Whitlam highlight the lingering complexities of any future effort to make Australia a republic.
In comments reported in a new book to mark the 40th anniversary of the dismissal of Gough Whitlam, Malcolm Turnbull and Tony Abbott offer sharply differing views.
Recent federal governments have not had the courage to draft, debate, test and pass legislation asserting and implementing Australian multiculturalism.
Mainstream Australia isn't allowed to define multicultural priorities, as the policy has no legislative legitimacy.
Issues of how to fairly compensate for a change to the GST in a cost-effective way have yet to be dealt with in detail.
The current GST debate slides over the issue of compensation - proposals so far are poorly defined and run into cost and fairness problems.
Neville Wran, New South Wales premier from 1976 to 1986, was Australia’s first modern leader, building and using ‘political capital’.
Tax reform will be a hard sell, even for a prime minister of Malcolm Turnbull’s standing and imagination.
Malcolm Turnbull will need to allow himself plenty of time to spruik tax reform before an election in 2016.
Call me naïve, but I can't see why Malcolm Turnbull would rush to an election early next year after flagging he will go full term.
Malcolm Turnbull said in a statement that having knights and dames was ‘not appropriate’ in Australia’s modern honours system.
The Turnbull government has scrapped Tony Abbott's controversial knights and dames awards.
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There’s something about Malcolm, our new prime minister, that you can’t help but like. I’m not an instinctive Tory. But after five years in Australia plying my trade as a professor of journalism I’ve seen…
Malcolm Turnbull has signalled a willingness to work with Australia’s Muslim community to prevent radicalisation.
Australia should be looking at international best practice for early intervention programs targeting young people at risk of joining violent gangs and right-wing extremist groups.
Indigenous leader Pat Dodson is expected to co-chair a Referendum Council together with lawyer Mark Leibler.
How many issues can be put to the Australian people for votes in a single year? This is a key question for the referendum to recognise First Australians in the constitution.
I’ve been feeling uncharacteristically optimistic about the future of the country. Like most Australians, it seems, I’m infatuated with Malcolm Turnbull. My unaccustomed euphoria has been brought on by…
Cities are places of integration, intense population pressures, migration flows, cultural interactions and variations in socio-economic positioning and values. But what makes them liveable?
A liveable city has become the highest form of praise we can give to a city space. But we need to discuss what that means and who gets to participate in the process of governing and shaping a city.
Leadership struggles are between ostensible allies.
In leadership contests in particular, the media’s role is often markedly different from the competition between parties.
Malcolm Turnbull risks provoking the conservatives within his party on the issue of same-sex marriage.
It was another good day at the office for the Turnbull government. Finally, Labor came on board with the China-Australia free trade agreement. And a package of changes for savings from family tax benefits…