Gillon McLachlan, home affairs secretary and Border Force chief all face grilling in Canberra over allegations the minister misused his power in granting tourist visas to European nannies. Follow all the developments live
We’re due to start here soon but before we do it might be worth reflecting on just how much of a distraction this has become for the new Scott Morrison government.
Our political editor Katharine Murphy wrote earlier in the week that Labor and the Greens were working the numbers for the motion when the parliament resumes next week, and that at least one cross bencher was on board.
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Good morning, and welcome to the Guardian Australia’s liveblog of the Senate legal affairs committee’s hearing into the home affair minister Peter Dutton’s au pair saga.
Today, finally, we hope to come a little bit closer to an answer to the question preoccupying Australia: what’s the go with the au pairs?