Almost $2 billion in extra funding would flow to NSW schools over two years under Labor's plan to fund the full six years of the Gonski school funding deals.
Richard Willingham, State Political Correspondent Tackling unemployment will be a major policy the Greens spruik in their quest to unseat Labor in the inner city seat of Wills at the federal election.
Sean Nicholls State and territory leaders received a timely reminder of the fiscal timebomb they are all nervously sitting on earlier this week with the release of the Australian Medical Association's public hospitals report card.
Tom Joyner For second-time Olympic hopeful and 21-year-old Wollongong native, swimming can often be a lonely sport.
David Wroe Former Defence Minister Kevin Andrews has infuriated his party's chief whip by requesting an absence from Parliament to attend a Washington "prayer breakfast" only then to use the time to deliver a speech to a major conservative think-tank.
Heath Aston They're the product that launched a thousand cartoons of Joe Hockey before his career as treasurer went up in smoke and came to symbolise how out of touch the Abbott government was with mainstream Australia.
Matthew Knott Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has blasted Clive Palmer's "shocking" management of Queensland Nickel, predicting the embattled MP's time as owner of the refinery is coming to an end.
Rachel Olding A series of co-ordinated bomb threats sent to school across NSW on Friday appeared to coincide with hundreds of threats sent to schools around the world.
TONY WRIGHT It's not every day a political leader publicly uses the word love, and it's even rarer that love and technology are joined in the same sentence.
Jane Lee Australia's prison population has grown about 20 per cent over the past decade, a report says.