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Kate Jenkins to look at MPs' power to fire staffers who make complaints

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated March 7 2021 - 7:13pm, first published 5:30pm
Prime Minister Scott Morrison (left) speaks with Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins during the International Women's Day Parliamentary Breakfast in the Great Hall at Parliament House. Picture: Getty Images

The Prime Minister's hand-picked person to review Federal Parliament's workplace culture says she will be looking for practical solutions against the backdrop of the supreme power MPs wield over their staff.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.