House debates

Thursday, 18 February 2021

Questions without Notice

Members of Parliament: Staff

3:05 pm

Photo of Anthony AlbaneseAnthony Albanese (Grayndler, Australian Labor Party, Leader of the Opposition) Share this | | Hansard source

My question is to the Prime Minister. Does the Prime Minister accept that he and his office have a human resources responsibility for all ministerial staff? Has the Prime Minister asked his principal private secretary whether he checked in on Brittany Higgins as Ms Higgins has clearly stated?

3:06 pm

Photo of Scott MorrisonScott Morrison (Cook, Liberal Party, Prime Minister) Share this | | Hansard source

I have, and I have advised the House about when my office knew about these matters in accordance with the advice that I have received.