PM invites opposition leader to meeting but Coalition reportedly views proposal as another distraction from Labor

Bill Shorten’s call for a joint movement to extend parliamentary terms to four years has attracted interest from the prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, who called the opposition leader to discuss the issue.

Shorten says changing to a fixed four-year term – bringing the commonwealth in line with most of the states and territories – would bring the nation the certainty and longer-term policy making it needs.

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