Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks at a press conference to answer sexual assault allegations made by a former parliamentary staff member against a male colleague in 2019. Photo: DPA Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks at a press conference to answer sexual assault allegations made by a former parliamentary staff member against a male colleague in 2019. Photo: DPA
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks at a press conference to answer sexual assault allegations made by a former parliamentary staff member against a male colleague in 2019. Photo: DPA
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Australian PM Scott Morrison apologises over handling of rape allegation in parliament

  • A staff member said she was raped in 2019 by a member of Morrison’s Liberal Party but declined to lay charges at the time
  • Morrison apologised and promised an investigation, amid intensified pressure over allegations of improper behaviour towards woman within the party

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks at a press conference to answer sexual assault allegations made by a former parliamentary staff member against a male colleague in 2019. Photo: DPA Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks at a press conference to answer sexual assault allegations made by a former parliamentary staff member against a male colleague in 2019. Photo: DPA
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks at a press conference to answer sexual assault allegations made by a former parliamentary staff member against a male colleague in 2019. Photo: DPA
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