The PM is already war-gaming and may well still succeed, given the likelihood of a Liberal wipe out in Victoria and NSW at the next election.
Wait, Australian politicians don't like racism? When did that happen?
The supposed privacy protections in Commonwealth law can be overridden by bureaucrats and ministers looking to target critics. And the government wants yet more powers over us.
Medicare breach wasn't a cyber attack but "traditional criminal activity", according to Human Services Minister Alan Tudge.
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. Rebel Wilson wins a court case, and Malcolm Turnbull loses face. It's the news you need to know, by Cassidy Knowlton and Max Chalmers.
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.