Tanya Plibersek question Malcolm Turnbull over why the government won’t support an inquiry into the banks despite support among Coalition MPs. Follow all the developments live …
Government MP to Peter Dutton: Will the minister update the house on the important role border protection plays in securing our great nation. Why is it important to always put our national interest first?
Dutton uses it to call for Bill Shorten to sack Sam Dastyari.
Labor to Malcolm Turnbull: Senator Pauline Hanson and the Member for Warringah met yesterday. After the meeting Senator Hanson stated, “Tony and I had a frank discussion about various bills coming up. He gave his considered opinion with regards to them. Given the meeting goes directly to the government’s agenda, has the member for Warringah conveyed a report of the outcomes of the meeting to the PM?”
Again there is argy bargy about whether the question is in order. Christopher Pyne argues the PM can’t be responsible for private conversations. Speaker agrees and Labor loses the question.