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Chair of the parliamentary joint committee on human rights, WA Liberal Ian Goodenough. AAP/Mick Tsikas

Turnbull sympathetic to parliamentary inquiry on 18C

The Prime Minister seems to be less resistant to changing the wording of 18C, after much campaigning on the topic from within his own party.
We thought Malcolm Turnbull had nailed his colours to the mast on climate policy - but maybe not. AAP Image/Joel Carrett

Another prime minister, another endorsement for coal – but why?

Malcolm Turnbull has said coal will be important for "many decades to come" – joining a long line of prime ministers who talked big on climate policy but found themselves talking up fossil fuels.
After Question Time on Thursday Tony Abbott made a personal explanation to the House outlining the background to the Adler shotgun ban. Lukas Coch/AAP

Turnbull and Abbott in conflict over deal on sunset clause

Malcolm Turnbull and Tony Abbott are sharply at odds over Abbott's denial of knowledge about a 2015 deal to insert a sunset clause on the import ban of a shotgun.
Malcolm Turnbull was still trying to gain control of the gun issue in Question Time. Lukas Coch/AAP

Turnbull walks right into Shorten’s gun-sight

The government has a new buzzword. In the partyroom on Tuesday Malcolm Turnbull and Barnaby Joyce urged the troops to make the Coalition’s policies “tactile”. In less-fancy terminology, what they mean…
Malcolm Turnbull said what happened in South Australia should be a ‘wake-up call’. Scott Gelston/AAP

Turnbull turns South Australia crisis into row over renewables

Maybe it was because he was in Tasmania and somewhat out of things. Or perhaps he was so intent on the political point he was about to make that he didn’t think the situation through. For whatever reason…

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