Health Minister Greg Hunt has urged authorities to throw the book at hotel coronavirus rule-breakers after allegations security guards slept with guests.
Nationals leader Michael McCormack has defended government support for Rex as the regional airline prepares to muscle in on lucrative capital city routes.
New road projects and safety upgrades in Queensland will receive a $415 million cash injection in a bid to stimulate the economy.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison will stress the need to slash red tape on major road and rail projects when he plots the next coronavirus recovery steps with state and territory leaders.
Scott Morrison wants anyone who attends future anti-racism rallies arrested and charged.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has signalled further changes to the JobKeeper wage subsidy scheme will likely be made in late July after a review.