PM's office finds no evidence it backgrounded against Brittany Higgins' partner

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
Updated May 25 2021 - 7:26am, first published 5:00am
Prime Minister Scott Morrison referred the allegations to his chief of staff. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

An investigation by the Prime Minister's chief of staff into allegations members of the Prime Minister's media team briefed journalists against the partner of former staffer Brittany Higgins did not find that the briefings had taken place, saying the evidence fell short.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

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