Scott Morrison tries to downplay explosive speech by Liberal colleague Concetta Fierravanti-Wells

Finn McHugh
Karen Barlow
Updated March 31 2022 - 10:24am, first published March 30 2022 - 7:20pm

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has dismissed out-going Liberal Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells' brutal character assessment as the actions of a colleague scorned after she accused him of being a "bully," of having "no moral compass," and being "not fit to be Prime Minister."

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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

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