The ministers comments have damaged public faith in the only pillar of government that stands uncorrupted by our 116 years of constitutional nationhood.
Good morning, early birds. Three federal ministers are facing contempt of court for running their mouths, and Lachlan Murdoch is making a play for Ten. It's the news you need to know, by Cassidy Knowlton and Max Chalmers.
An unusual alliance of senators including the Greens and One Nation teamed up against the government to allow fast-tracked access to medicinal cannabis.
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Ley out, Hunt in, and Sinodinos promoted. And just what does George Brandis have to do to get the sack?
The government has ratified the Paris Agreement -- but still has no policies for how to achieve the targets it has signed up to, and the review announced today is unlikely to change that.