Joel Fitzgibbon meanwhile, has just told ABC RN Breakfast that Labor’s brand “will go the same way as the Kodak brand” if it doesn’t switch up its message.
He thinks he will be just fine at the next election though.
If you want to know how Australia is actually going when it comes to lowering emissions, Adam Morton has taken a look at the numbers
Welcome back to Politics Live!
We have two weeks of parliament for you, along with estimates, so I hope you are ready for shenanigans.
Of course there is all the other political news which is ongoing as well – including the vaccine rollout, quarantine and energy.
Joel Fitzgibbon has been spreading himself very thin this morning talking about all the things which he thinks is wrong with Labor – his party – in the wake of the NSW Upper Hunter byelection loss.
He’s just held a doorstop interview where he says that he “plans” to run for Labor in the next election, but he “won’t stick around if the Labor party doesn’t wake up to itself”.
Waking up to itself apparently means backing in fossil fuels.
We’ll bring you all the day’s events as they happen. Mike Bowers is already out and about – you also have Katharine Murphy, Paul Karp and Sarah Martin filling in you in with the day’s events.
You have me, Amy Remeikis, on the blog for most of the day.
Let’s get into it. On current predictions, we are going to be at a four-coffee day, so no better time to get started than right now.