For Malcolm Turnbull, on a wafer-thin majority and struggling in the polls, the outcome of the seven High Court cases is of vital importance.
The High Court has set hearing dates of October 10, 11 and 12 for MPs' dual citizenship cases.
The government has asked the High Court to hear the dual citizenship cases of several current and former MPs on September 13-14.
On Q&A, an audience member said renewable energy is 'now cheaper than coal'. Senator Matt Canavan disagreed, saying renewables are not 'at the moment, cheaper than coal'. Let's look at the numbers.
The University of Canberra’s Michelle Grattan and Frances Shannon discuss the week in politics.
Even if Matt Canavan survives, his immediate absence from cabinet is a blow to Barnaby Joyce.
Matt Canavan was seemingly able to obtain Italian citizenship without being born or spending any time in Italy.
At the heart of the current controversy is that the senators were either ignorant of their second nationality or believed themselves to have lost it.
Matt Canavan has resigned as the minister for resources and northern Australia after being told by the Italian embassy that he is an Italian citizen.
Politics podcast: Matt Canavan on Adani
Matt Canavan tells The Conversation this mine is only one part of a plan for 'opening up the Galilee Basin' to provide investment opportunities, exports, and employment.
What critics of the plan to use superannuation for housing miss is that Australia’s super system already channels a significant proportion of retirement savings into housing.
With the budget squarely targeted at getting more mothers into work or working extra hours, a group of Coalition backbenchers is forming to fight for the interests of stay-at-home parents.