In a statement, both Mr Loughnane and Senator Hume said the review would be broad.
Research from the Australian National University showed women had little confidence in the Liberal Party on gender equity issues ahead of Saturday’s election.
Labor closes in on majority government
Labor is currently one seat short of securing majority government with Julian Simmonds becoming the latest Liberal candidate to concede defeat following the federal election.
A file photo of then-Opposition leader Anthony Albanese. Source: AAP / LUKAS COCH/AAPIMAGE
The former member for the seat of Ryan in Brisbane made the concession on his Facebook page, with the winner expected to be confirmed as Greens candidate Elizabeth Watson-Brown.
At least 76 seats are required for a government to have a majority in the 151-seat House of Representatives.
In the Senate, the Coalition is on track to hold 31 seats, with 26 for Labor in the 76-seat chamber. The Greens are expected to hold 12 Senate spots, with One Nation likely to hold two seats.
Scott Morrison back to being a ‘quiet Australian’
In his first interview since the Coalition’s loss in the federal election on Saturday, the former prime minister has reflected on the business of politics, insisting he has always given equal weight to the good and the bad.
Former Prime Minister Scott Morrison has given his first interview since the election. Source: AAP / Richard Wainwright
“That’s the nature of our democracy,” Mr Morrison told Sydney radio 2GB on Thursday.
Mr Morrison said spending more time with his family and in his southern Sydney electorate are his top priorities at the moment.
“I leave not with regrets but with a great sense of gratitude to the people of Australia.”
‘Respect’ key to re-engaging with Pacific, Anthony Albanese says
New Foreign Minister Penny Wong has flown to Fiji to help solidify the government’s relationship with Australia’s Pacific neighbour.
The details of the new arrangements are contained in pre-written joint statements Beijing officials plan to release after meetings with 10 island nations on Monday, documents obtained by AAP show.
Anthony Albanese ‘will respond appropriately’ to message from China
Mr Albanese said the sanctions that have been placed on Australian exports going to China “need to be withdrawn”
Mr Albanese also confirmed he had had a “very positive” exchange with French President Emmanuel Macron, but did not share details of what was said.
Tanya Plibersek apologises for Voldemort comments
“I am saying he looks a bit like Voldemort and we will see whether he can do what he promised he would do when he was last running for leader which is smile more.”
Tanya Plibersek apologised after comparing Peter Dutton to Voldemort (AAP). Source: SBS / AAP
On Thursday morning, 2GB reported that Ms Plibersek had apologised for the comments.
The prime minister also confirmed Ms Plibersek would “certainly” be on his front bench.
“I’m not the prettiest bloke on the block but I’m hopeful I’ll be pretty effective.”