Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has rejected calls to drop legal action against journalists targeted in recent police raids.
Labor is considering calls for an inquiry into former Defence Industry minister Christopher Pyne’s controversial new job with a consultancy firm.
Peter Dutton has stressed there’s nothing new about the idea that a journalist can go to jail for publishing top secret government documents, saying the suggestion there should be no penalty goes against “tradition”.
Anthony Albanese is set to become the new Labor leader, with Jim Chalmers pulling out of the race.
Labor frontbencher Penny Wong has confirmed she is backing Anthony Albanese to become the party’s next national leader.
Clive Palmer’s attempt to delay the publication of early results on federal election night has been shot down by the High Court.