The Greens plan to use their power in the Senate to hold Labor to account on climate policy.
Labor leader Bill Shorten says Treasury costings showing his tax plan will cost an extra $38.7 billion a year for the next decade are wrong.
Domestic violence prevention programs will get an extra $328 million federal funding as part of an ongoing national strategy to curb violence towards women.
One of the 11 Liberal MPs who voted for Julie Bishop in last year’s leadership spill regrets casting his first vote for the former party deputy, saying Scott Morrison should have been his number one pick.
Indigenous Australians will play a greater role in efforts to close the health and education gap, the Prime Minister says.
UPDATED | A Federal Government minister says he “behaved like an idiot” and has apologised to a female defence officer who reportedly formally complained about his behaviour.