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Blow to Malcolm Turnbull as MP George Christensen crosses the floor, votes with Labor on penalty rates

The Age Tuesday, 20 June 2017 ()
Rebel government backbencher George Christensen has crossed the floor and voted with Labor to protect workers penalty rates, in an embarrassing blow to the Turnbull government.
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