Cabinet minister Alan Tudge stands down after new abuse allegations from former staffer Rachelle Miller

Finn McHugh
Karen Barlow
By Finn McHugh, and Karen Barlow
Updated December 2 2021 - 9:07am, first published 8:00am
Former Liberal staffer Rachelle Miller at Parliament House on Thursday. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Cabinet minister Alan Tudge has stood aside from his portfolio pending an investigation by the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet after his former lover and staffer accused him of emotional, and in one case physical, abuse.

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Finn McHugh

Finn McHugh

Federal Political Reporter

Finn McHugh has been federal political reporter for The Canberra Times since July 2021. He joined the Canberra Press Gallery in 2019 where he was executive producer of Sky News's AM Agenda, before joining NCA NewsWire as a federal political reporter. He has previously interned at the Kuwait Times.

Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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