Kristina Keneally's appointment as Shadow Home Affairs Minister will pit her directly against Peter Dutton in a role that could determine her career in federal politics.
The Coalition's election victory was born in a "sliding doors" moment almost 12 months ago when a matter of votes could have swayed May's election outcome, writes Tom Iggulden.
The former Labor leader addresses the party's first Caucus meeting since its shock defeat, saying there were "lessons to be learned" but external factors had conspired against the ALP.
The ABC understands Labor's legal challenge to the Court of Disputed Returns will focus on how-to-vote information sent to voters on Chinese social media platform WeChat, telling locals to vote "1" for Ms Liu.
Labor narrowly avoids further eroding its dwindling number of Queensland seats after claiming victory in Lilley — a seat formerly held by retiring MP Wayne Swan.
Following the Coalition's election victory, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced his new ministry.
Scott Morrison is now seen as a political genius, but the previous government wasn't a functional one. The only agenda that matters is being better, writes Laura Tingle.