A call to use environmental water to help drought-affected farmers has been rekindled by Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, but his own colleagues are ruling out the idea.
LNP Queensland president Gary Spence was re-elected unopposed despite insiders telling the ABC he was pressured to resign by some within his own party, after his role in the federal leadership spill last month. Political reporter Allyson Horn looks at whether the internal tensions within the party are just a storm in a tea cup or a sign of trouble ahead.
A group of veterans of the war in Afghanistan are vowing to step up their campaign to get Peter Dutton to intervene and grant humanitarian visas to Afghan translators who helped Australian soldiers.
Voters from east to west are unimpressed with the Liberal leadership spill, with some in the electorates belonging to key agitators saying they will support Labor at the next election.
Australia's 30th Prime Minister Scott Morrison begins his first day in the job discussing possible ministerial appointments with his colleagues, as Liberals jostle for positions on the new-look frontbench.
Peter Dutton is leading a rebellion against Malcolm Turnbull in a war for the top job. This is what Australia might look like with him at the helm.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull digs in and refuses to resign, demanding Peter Dutton show he has the numbers and is eligible to sit in Parliament.
Malcolm Turnbull is refusing to resign, saying a form of madness has overcome those in the Liberal Party who want to change leaders. He also says it's critically important to get the Solicitor-General's advice on rival Peter Dutton's eligibility to sit in Parliament.
Malcolm Turnbull is technically still the Prime Minister, but his grasp on the position is about as tenuous as it gets. How did we get here?