Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says he is unaware of any his supporters bullying or intimidating colleagues during last month’s bitter Liberal leadership coup.
Victorian Liberal MP Julia Banks has blamed bullying from within her party and the bitter leadership battle for her decision to quit parliament at the next election.
Malcolm Turnbull could yet be dumped as early as today with rival Peter Dutton revealing plans for a second leadership challenge – the Prime Minister’s woes compounded by the scrapping one of his signature economic reforms.
Fresh from defeating his daughter in a by-election, Centre Alliance’s Rebekha Sharkie has hit back at former foreign minister Alexander Downer’s “elitist” attack on her.
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.