If the "bring your coal to work" incidents don't convince you that question time needs a shake up, the Fatman Scoop tributes will.
As that generation departs, it would be worth looking back at the words this man wrote, and for Labor to discover the lost art of telling us what it is all for.
Scott Morrison and the Liberal Party seem hell-bent on keeping Newstart payments at an unlivable standard. But it's not just the Coalition holding payments back.
Good morning, early birds. Labor MPs are urging Anthony Albanese not to abandon the party's crackdown on franking credits, and the AEMC unveils a plan to pay the biggest energy users to cut their consumption. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
When it came to a tax bill that was destined to pass no matter what, Labor cut its losses. That people are seeing it as a new sellout or betrayal is utterly bewildering.
Beneath Labor's obvious struggles is an even bigger mess of factional warfare. Since Shorten went and lost the election, things have started to come apart fast.
Good morning, early birds. The government's full tax plan has passed parliament with support from Labor following failed amendments, and ALP national secretary Noah Carroll is set to step down today in the wake of the May election loss. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.