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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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Christian Porter launches defamation action against the ABC

By: Michaela Whitbourn Attorney-General Christian Porter has launched Federal Court defamation proceedings against the ABC over an online article that he alleges portrays him as the perpetrator of a “brutal” rape that contributed to a woman taking her own life. The lawsuit is expected to put an end to calls for a public inquiry into his fitness to remain in ...

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