Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese (Image: AAP/Darren England)

It’s the final parliamentary sitting fortnight before politicians go back home to escape the bleakest of the Canberra winter, and Prime Minister Scott Morrison won’t even be in the building. He’s away on an extended G7 trip until Thursday, before going into isolation.

In the meantime, the fortnight ahead could be a quiet one: there’s scant legislative and policy agenda on the table and so far most of the action is going down outside parliament.

The agenda

In an agenda that includes bills on information on car repairs, hazardous waste and fuel security, two pieces of legislation stand out this week.