Brandis off to London, as Turnbull prepares his reshuffle

Senator George Brandis set to become Australia’s new high commissioner to the United Kingdom following a ministerial reshuffle by Malcolm Turnbull.

Same-sex weddings in January, after historic parliamentary vote

There was ecstatic scenes in a packed public gallery, with people draped in rainbow flags singing “I am, you are, we are Australian”, and some MPs joining in from the chamber floor.

Queensland election result, while decided on state issues, adds to Turnbull’s burdens

The Queensland state election result makes the byelection in Bennelong on December 16 even more important.