Former prime minister Tony Abbott has taken a swipe at Malcolm Turnbull's 'innovation' narrative and called for 'another big push' on repairing the budget.
In a week marking the first anniversary of Malcolm Turnbull's prime ministership, the government was able to show it could work with the new parliament.
Finally – though who knows for how long – we see signs of the Turnbull government pulling up its socks.
A government-Labor deal will see the passage of $6.3 billion in savings over the forward estimates in the Coalition's omnibus bill.
We need to ask on what basis the government is making its budget savings a 'moral' issue, and how the opposition can possibly support it.