National

Question time in federal parliament

By AAP Newswire

WHAT WE LEARNED

* Climate protesters in the public gallery attempted to interrupt question time by yelling slogans.

* The prime minister says he is "open" to alternative ways to investigate abuse of people with disabilities, as he was asked by Labor to support a royal commission.

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WHAT THE GOVERNMENT WANTED TO SPIN

Labor would lose control of Australia's borders.

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WHAT LABOR WANTED TO TALK ABOUT

The government has lost control of the parliament.

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WHAT THEY SAID

"Can the prime minister confirm the government has today dumped its 11th energy policy?" - Labor energy spokesman Mark Butler.

"They're weak and their weakness will infect the nation." - Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Labor.

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TWEETED

@RobMitchellMP @ScottMorrisonMP big stick on energy prices turns out to be a limp twig #auspol