Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Questions without Notice
Parliament House: Staff
I have, Mr Speaker, and I've answered that question already. In terms of the knowledge of my staff on this matter, I've already answered that question on numerous occasions. And I've asked the secretary of the department to undertake further inquiries, to assure me about the advice that I have received. That seems to be a very practical thing to do.
The Leader of the Opposition and the Labor Party have been asking me these questions for several days and last week, and I have answered them honestly. I have said that I have been advised of when my office knew of those things. To assure the House, I have asked the department to provide further advice to assure me about the credibility of what I was told by my staff. It is really getting to the point—