Turnbull, Shorten reach deal on citizenship disclosure

SOURCEThe Australian


Members of the federal parliament will need to publicly disclose family history and any steps taken to renounce dual citizenships under a motion expected to go to the Senate today.

The federal government has agreed to Labor’s request for a December 1 disclosure date and for more details to be disclosed.

It’s understood the deal was negotiated between cabinet minister Mathias Cormann and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten.