UPDATED: Labor faces the loss of one of its federal seats with David Feeney quitting politics over the citizenship fiasco.
Embattled Labor senator Sam Dastyari has quit the federal parliament amid intense scrutiny of his interactions with a Chinese businessman and political donor.
Labor senator Katy Gallagher has been referred by the Senate to the High Court over her dual citizenship despite insisting she is eligible to sit in parliament.
Labor frontbencher Katy Gallagher could be referred to the High Court after revealing British authorities did not confirm renunciation of her UK ties until two months after nominations closed for the 2016 election.
Federal Labor says it no longer receives donations from Chinese businessman Huang Xiangmo, which is in stark contrast to the Coalition, led by Malcolm Turnbull.
Work will proceed on the Turnbull Government’s national energy guarantee despite fierce opposition from South Australia at a meeting of COAG’s Energy Council today.