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Malcolm Turnbull said on unveiling his revamped team that ‘organisms that don’t change are dead’. Dean Lewins/AAP

Turnbull makes necessity the mother of opportunity

Malcolm Turnbull had Saturday’s reshuffle forced on him by circumstances but he has used the opportunity to good advantage. He had much more space to promote people than one would normally expect after…
An internal review found Stuart Robert had acted inconsistently with the ministerial standards. AAP/Mick Tsikas

Stuart Robert quits ministry amid new disclosures

Human Services Minister Stuart Robert has been forced to resign from the ministry after an investigation found he had “acted inconsistently” with the code of standards.
Treasury modelling released by the government backs up Malcolm Turnbull’s decision to walk away from an increase to the GST. Lukas Coch/AAP

Treasury modelling shows no growth lift from GST tax mix switch

The government has released Treasury modelling showing a tax mix switch with a 15% GST and income tax cuts would deliver no gains to economic growth.
Barnaby Joyce will replace Warren Truss as Nationals leader and deputy prime minister. AAP/Mick Tsikas

Truss out, Joyce in – what next for the Nationals?

Under new leader Barnaby Joyce, the Nationals – the most-successful minor party in Australia’s political history – will pretty much continue to be treated as the Akubra wing of the Liberals.
AAP/Neda Vanovac

Equality in education – what does that mean?

Australia’s appalling record of equity in education has once again been confirmed in the latest Closing the Gap report. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the report’s dismal findings present an…
Warren Truss' exit from the Nationals' leadership will clear the way for Barnaby Joyce to take over as deputy prime minister. Lukas Coch/AAP

Nationals need to avoid the Truss timetable creating leadership vacuum

A new dynamic is coming to the Turnbull government with Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss finally set to announce on Thursday that he will quit the Nationals leadership.
Philip Ruddock has been under preselection pressure in his seat of Berowra. Lukas Coch/AAP

Philip Ruddock will quit parliament at the election

Father of the House of Representatives Philip Ruddock will leave parliament at the election, resolving one of several NSW Liberal preselection rows.
Stuart Robert has come under scrutiny for a trip to China he undertook while assistant minister for defence. China Minmetals Corporation

Questions hang over conduct of another Turnbull minister

Malcolm Turnbull has sought advice on whether Human Services Minister Stuart Robert breached the code of ministerial standards during a private trip to China in 2014.
Malcolm Turnbull said the May budget would be the government’s tax platform and, for ‘all practical purposes’, its white paper. Mick Tsikas/AAP

Turnbull points to problems in raising GST

Malcolm Turnbull has said the budget will contain the government's tax policy, and questioned whether the benefits of increasing the GST would be worth the difficulties of doing so.

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