House debates

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Questions without Notice

Australian Federal Police

2:29 pm

Photo of Mr Tony BurkeMr Tony Burke (Watson, Australian Labor Party, Shadow Minister for Finance) Share this | | Hansard source

My question is to the Prime Minister. In his previous answer, the Prime Minister said that Senator Cash had assured him that she did not advise the press gallery of the raids. Did Senator Cash assure the Prime Minister that her office did not advise the press gallery of the raids?

Mr Dutton interjecting

Photo of Tony SmithTony Smith (Speaker) Share this | | Hansard source

The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection will cease interjecting. The Prime Minister has the call.

2:30 pm

Photo of Malcolm TurnbullMalcolm Turnbull (Wentworth, Liberal Party, Prime Minister) Share this | | Hansard source

The honourable member can attempt to cross-examine Senator Cash by proxy here in the House. She is in estimates in the Senate at the moment, and he should make sure his friends in the Senate can address all of those questions to her firsthand.