Malcolm Turnbull insists his government will remain technology-neutral if it financially backs new power generation, as coalition MPs seize on a new report to make the case for coal.
Households could save more than $400 a year on power bills under a major shake-up of Australia’s “broken” electricity market, proposed by the consumer watchdog.
A flurry of tears and applause has greeted the Senate passage of a landmark bill legalising same-sex marriage.
The gay Liberal senator behind the same-sex marriage bill never believed his relationship would have equal recognition.
One Nation’s newest senator Fraser Anning has quit Pauline Hanson’s party to sit as an independent just minutes before being sworn in.
Malcolm Turnbull has vowed to address consumer concerns about the national broadband network after the man responsible for the rollout blamed a “land grab” by internet retailers for complaints about NBN speeds.