23 Aug 2017

Australia correspondent Peter Munro

From Nine To Noon, 9:52 am on 23 August 2017

The Australian federal government has stripped a second local council of its power to hold citizenship ceremonies, after it sought to dump Australia Day formalities. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has taken a battering after recent turmoil over the citizenship of key ministers, with the latest national poll putting it eight points behind the Opposition. And a new counter-terrorism strategy to prevent vehicle attacks such as those in Barcelona, Nice and London, has been unveiled.