Malcolm Turnbull also confirms Australia will follow allies in expelling Russian diplomats over spy poisoning scandal. Follow all the day’s events, live
On how much Labor’s decision to carve out all pensioners from its tax imputation policy will cost, Katharine Murphy reports Labor predicts it will reduce its savings by $700m over the election forward estimates and $3.3bn in the medium term.
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Tony Abbott will be launching Pauline Hanson’s new book a little later this morning.
That has raised some eyebrows, given, well, you know, she blamed him for sending her to jail that one time.
He said he was regretful of what happened in the past and I have accepted that. If I can get over it and move on, everyone else should stop. We need to work together in this place, I don’t care who you are. You get over your differences and move on, because we have to be here to make the right decisions for the people of the country.”