New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English has criticised the Turnbull government's newly unveiled citizenship changes.
Fergus Hunter is a political reporter for Fairfax Media, based in Parliament House.
"Tony has got to be very careful that he's not seen to be helping Bill Shorten become prime minister".
Proposed law changes, including tougher tests, are weighted against refugees, non-English speakers.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has demanded Labor support a major-shake up of Australian's citizenship laws.
Alan Jones, one of the Coalition's highest-profile media backers, says the Turnbull government is failing to learn from its mistakes.
Former foreign affairs minister Gareth Evans has launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump.
The federal government is expected to kill off a proposal to allow first home buyers to use their superannuation to buy a house, with cabinet ministers lining up behind Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to pan the idea.
Turnbull government warned that containing the effects of climate change must form a central pillar of Australia's new foreign policy.
Federal Labor is standing firm in opposition to a $900 million government loan for Adani's Carmichael coal mine project in central Queensland, rejecting claims the money is necessary for the mine to go ahead.
Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce says he was "surprised" by the party's youth wing's show of support for an emissions intensity scheme.