Coronavirus Australia update: national cabinet releases plans for return of international students – politics live | Australia news

Anthony Albanese asks Scott Morrison about the VC for Tasmanian Teddy Sheean, again, and Morrison is NOT impressed: Albanese: the prime minister has received a recommendation from the defence honours and awards appeals tribunal that Tasmania’s Teddy Sheean be awarded a Victoria Cross for “the most conspicuous act of valour in the presence of an […]

AFP has dropped Angus Taylor investigation, report says – politics live

Australian federal police decide not to pick up inquiry into Taylor over doctored documents, Keith Pitt to take Matt Canavan’s former portfolio, and veteran affairs portfolio to move into cabinet. All the day’s events, live 3.59am GMT Josh Frydneberg continues to use old auditor-general reports to attack Labor, in some sort of tactic to explain […]

Chaos in parliament over Coalition's union-busting bill – politics live

Scott Morrison announces cut in number of government departments as part of public service overhaul. All the day’s political news, live 3.43am GMT Scott Morrison is asked a question on what he is doing to increase the number of nurses in aged care facilities. I will take that matter up. and make sure I get […]

Labor calls for royal commission into defence veteran suicide – politics live | Australia news

3.28am GMT03:28 Labor accuses the prime minister of misleading parliament by claiming the government has not increased debt. Labor’s Jim Chalmers says the government has doubled Australia’s debt. Scott Morrison describes Chalmers as “Obi Swan’s padawan” in his response. it is a complex sort of thing for him to understand. Because in the Labor party […]