‘Untenable’: Calls for Reynolds to resign

Linda Reynolds’ cabinet position has been called ‘untenable’ after extending sick leave taken after Brittany Higgins alleged she was raped in her office. Linda Reynolds’s position as Defence Minister has been labelled ‘untenable’ after the Western Australian MP extended her sick leave by nearly a...

Tensions flare on Q&A over Porter question

A Liberal senator and a Labor MP clashed during ABC’s Q&A on Thursday night over a question about the historical rape allegation against Attorney-General Christian Porter. On Wednesday, Mr Porter revealed himself as the minister at the centre of a rape claim involving a 16-year-old...

Who is Linda Reynolds?

Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has found herself in hot water yet again today, after she was accused of calling alleged rape survivor Brittany Higgins a “lying cow”. The shocking allegations will pile on the pressure for the Defence Minister to resign. She defended the remarks...

Friends pay tribute to ‘compelling’ teen

Friends of the woman who made a historic rape allegation against a current federal minister have paid tribute to their “warm” and “compelling” friend. The unnamed woman took her own life in June last year, after grappling with reporting the alleged sexual assault to police....

Accused Minister to identify himself

The cabinet minister at the centre of historical rape allegations involving a 16 year old girl in 1988 is preparing to identify himself and deny any wrongdoing. Government sources have confirmed that now New South Wales Police has declared “case closed” on the matter he...

Police won’t pursue minister rape claim

NSW Police has closed its investigation into a rape allegation against a current federal minister, saying there is “insufficient evidence”. NSW Police has confirmed there is “insufficient evidence” to proceed with an investigation into an historical rape allegation levelled at a cabinet minister. Prime Minister...