WINS AND LOSSES ONE YEAR SINCE THE FEDERAL ELECTION
* The coalition scrapes back into power with a one-seat majority with 50.
4 per cent of the two-party vote.
* Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announces royal commission into the Northern Territory’s youth detention system after revelations of abuse.
* The coalition concedes defeat in the Queensland seat of Herbert confirming its one-seat majority.
* An angry Turnbull suggests heads will roll after ordering a review into how cyber attacks disrupted the 2016 Census.
* Government suffers an embarrassing defeat after MPs leave parliament early, losing control of the lower house and a series of votes following a Labor stunt.
* Government grilled over who knew what and when, amid revelations former crossbench senator Bob Day breached the constitution in a financial agreement with the commonwealth.
* Proposed same-sex marriage plebiscite is defeated in the Senate.
* Government faces allegations it made a deal with the Western Australian government to run dead on a High Court case in a move that would have dudded taxpayers out of hundreds of millions of dollars.
* Government finally restores the building industry watchdog, passing the two bills it used to trigger the July 2 double-dissolution election.
* Government finally passes its controversial backpacker tax, following an eleventh-hour compromise deal with the Greens, ending 18 months of uncertainty.
* Turnbull forced to reshuffle his cabinet after an expenses scandal forces the resignation of health minister Sussan Ley.
* PM forced to hose down reports he was berated by Donald Trump over a refugee swap deal.
* Outspoken coalition backbencher Cory Bernardi quits the Liberals to start his own Australian Conservatives Party, angering the government.
* Parliament votes to scrap the life gold travel pass for retired federal MPs and to establish an expenses watchdog to hold politicians to account in the wake of the Ley scandal.
* Major overhaul of the child care system clears parliament with crossbench support.
* Controversial changes to race-hate speech laws are killed off in the Senate.
* Turnbull gets a partial win on his centrepiece economic policy, securing a tax cut to businesses with turnovers under $50 million after failing to get the Senate on board for a $50 billion plan to cut taxes for all businesses.
* The 457 visa program for skilled migrants abolished.
* Turnbull unveils plans to make it harder to become an Australian citizen.
* Treasurer Scott Morrison hands down his second budget, announcing a gradual thaw of the Medicare rebate freeze that almost cost Turnbull the election.
* Australian government debt hits half a trillion dollars for the first time.
* New levy to raise $6bn from the nation’s biggest banks clears parliament.
* Turnbull responds to Chief Scientist Alan Finkel’s review of the energy market with new rules to restrict gas exports and a plan to scrap a process that allows power companies to hike prices.
* Major school funding overhaul, aka Gonski 2.0, clears parliament with crossbench support.
* Newspoll shows that while Turnbull maintains lead over Opposition Leader Bill Shorten as preferred PM, support for the coalition has dropped more than three percentage points since the election.