Federal Politics

Plan B? Coalition MP suggests US refugee deal in doubt

Malcolm Turnbull's feel-good assertions are at odds with Coalition reality.

Senior US Republicans have set the Obama administration a deadline of December 13 to make public information about its refugee resettlement deal with the Turnbull government, in the latest threat to the plan ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration.

Ciobo rejects assertions the TPP has collapsed

Trade and Tourism Minister Steven Ciobo visits a Coca Cola Amatil facility in Cibitung, Indonesia on Wednesday.

Australian Trade Minister Steven Ciobo has rejected assertions that the Trans-Pacific Partnership has collapsed, saying the incoming Trump administration needed more time to consider the pros and cons of the giant regional trade deal.