BREAKING: Christian Porter and Linda Reynolds dumped

Christian Porter and Linda Reynolds have been stripped of their portfolios, with Prime Minster Scott Morrison announcing a cabinet reshuffle after several weeks of chaos. Mr Porter will lose the Attorney-General post and Ms Reynolds has been dumped from the Defence Ministry. Senator Michaelia Cash...

Liberals call for MP drug, booze testing

Two Liberal backbenchers have told of their desire to see MPs drug and alcohol tested after claiming consumption in the workplace was “a problem”. Liberal MPs have called for drug and alcohol testing to be introduced at Parliament House in a bid to stamp out...

PM opens up on Abetz letter

Scott Morrison says there is no new evidence in a letter sent to him by the Tasmanian Premier, urging him to consider whether senator Eric Abetz slut-shamed Brittany Higgins. Tasmanian Speaker Sue Hickey used parliamentary privilege to claim Mr Abetz said Ms Higgins was “disgustingly...

PM opens up on ’slut-shaming’ letter

Scott Morrison has opened up on a letter sent to him over a claim a longstanding senator labelled Brittany Higgins “disgustingly drunk” when she was allegedly raped. Scott Morrison says there is no new evidence in a letter sent to him by the Tasmanian Premier,...