Tag Archives: Brittany Higgins

Morrison’s staff not cleared over Brittany Higgins backgrounding allegations, Penny Wong says

By: Paul Karp Scott Morrison has controversially claimed his chief of staff had found his office did not brief against Brittany Higgins’ partner in the weeks after she publicly alleged she was raped in Parliament House. In a report, tabled in parliament on Tuesday, John Kunkel declined to make a finding that the prime minister’s office did brief against David Sharaz, citing ...

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Investigation into when Prime Minister’s office knew about Brittany Higgins rape allegations paused

By: Jade Macmillan and Nour Haydar The head of the Prime Minister’s department has paused his investigation into who within Scott Morrison’s office knew about a rape allegation at Parliament House, and when. Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins alleges she was raped by a male colleague inside a ministerial office in 2019. Mr Morrison asked the secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, ...

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