PM escapes threat to his control of Parliament as Labor backs down on encryption


Prime Minister Scott Morrison has survived a dire threat to his control of Parliament from a determined attempt to change asylum seeker policy, sparking a blame game that forced Labor to back down on…

  • David Crowe
  • The Age

Mr Morrison blocked attempts to amend migration laws to transfer more asylum seekers from Manus Island and Nauru to Australia, but was forced to delay a major policy on energy in order to avoid a…

The ruthless tactics deepened hostilities between the major parties on Parliament’s last sitting for the year, in an extraordinary day of tactical moves on both sides to secure a political victory ahead of the…

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