MALCOLM Turnbull could face a leadership spill before Question Time, and is unlikely to have the numbers, sources have revealed.

The Courier-Mail understands key backers of Malcolm Turnbull have switched sides to Peter Dutton. It will likely spark a mass Cabinet reshuffle.

Follow updates from another chaotic day in Canberra live in our blog below.


Cyclone to bring heavy rainfall to South Burnett

Cyclone to bring heavy rainfall to South Burnett

Tropical Cyclone Oma will bring heavy rainfall to the South Burnett.

Fishing festival to reel in another catch of tourists

Fishing festival to reel in another catch of tourists

The competition will cater to people of all ages.

Students team up with volunteers to aid Burnett

Students team up with volunteers to aid Burnett

Medical students will make the most of their year in the region.