The government has not lost a vote like this since 1929. This is what it means

The Morrison government is a strong chance of being defeated in a vote in the House of Representatives, as a powerful crossbench joins Labor in an attempt to deliver the first such loss in almost 90 years.

The historic defeat on legislation is “not necessarily fatal” for the government, but it raises serious questions about the Coalition’s tenure.

via The government has not lost a vote like this since 1929. This is what it means