Home Affairs officials are examining claims 23 immigration detainees should be released because they are indigenous.
Nationals backbencher David Gillespie has dismissed damning evidence about a sports grants scheme as a mere “technicality”.
Labor frontbencher Bill Shorten has blasted the government’s handling of the controversial robo-debt scheme as incompetent at best.
Barnaby Joyce will challenge Michael McCormack for the leadership of the National Party if the position is spilled.
Army reservists will help bury more than one hundred thousand sheep and cattle killed in the bushfires.
Scott Morrison has cut short his family holiday in Hawaii and will return to Sydney as soon as possible after the deaths of two firefighters.