The received wisdom is the GST cost John Hewson the unloseable 1993 election, but research suggests health played a bigger role. Will Bill Shorten's Medicare and health focus also create an upset election outcome? Mike Steketee writes.
This was one of several reviews of ABC funding carried out under the Howard Government. It found that the ABC's level of funding at the time was significantly lower than other international public broadcasters and its domestic peers.
This was one of several government reviews of the ABC carried out throughout its history. It found that while there was no evidence to indicate that the ABC did not comply with its Charter requirements, there was significant scope for the ABC to improve its strategic planning and measurement.
This Royal Commission was established in October 1987 in response to a growing public concern that deaths in custody of Aboriginal people were too common, and public explanations were too evasive, to discount the possibility that foul play was a factor in many of them.