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Christian Porter bemoans ‘harshness of politics’ as he announces he’ll quit parliament

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Christian Porter has revealed he will quit politics at the next federal election, leaving with bitter words about the “harshness” that comes with elected office. Porter, the former attorney general and leader of the l...

Terence Crawford stops Shawn Porter in 10th round to retain welterweight title

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Terrence Crawford stopped Shawn Porter in the 10th round by technical knockout Saturday night in one of the most anticipated bouts of the year. Crawford (38-0) retained his WBO welterweight title and extended his stre...

‘I have always been a fashion person’: Billy Porter to host Fashion Awards

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Billy Porter, the actor best known for his role as Pray Tell in Ryan Murphy’s series Pose, will host this year’s Fashion Awards, to take place in London on 29 November. Porter – who is also a singer, director, writer,...

Christian Porter takes ‘appropriate action’ by quitting as minister, Scott Morrison says

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Christian Porter has resigned as a minister in Scott Morrison’s cabinet after he was unable to disclose who donated to a trust fund to help pay his legal fees. The prime minister announced Porter’s decision on Sunday ...

Christian Porter defamation case: judge rules ABC defence file won’t be made public

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Two major media companies have lost in their bid to have 27 redacted pages of the ABC’s defence in the Christian Porter defamation case released to the public, with a judge ruling the document should be removed from t...

Kyle Sinckler called up to Lions squad in place of injured Andrew Porter

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England prop Kyle Sinckler has been called into the British and Irish Lions squad for this summer’s tour of South Africa in place of the injured Andrew Porter. Ireland tighthead Porter has been ruled out of the series...

ABC reappearance at Senate hearing could reveal details of agreement with Christian Porter

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The ABC will be hauled back before Senate estimates to discuss details of its agreement with Christian Porter that led the industry minister to drop his defamation suit against the broadcaster. The Senate communicatio...

Christian Porter lawyer has ‘confidential’ information on ABC witness’s ‘weaknesses’, court documents claim

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Christian Porter’s high-profile barrister has “confidential” information that would give her an insight into the “strengths, weaknesses, honesty, knowledge and beliefs” of one of the ABC’s witnesses in its defamation ...

ABC defamation lawyers to argue Christian Porter ‘reasonably suspected’ of raping teen in 1988

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The ABC will defend itself against Christian Porter’s defamation claim by arguing the former attorney general was “reasonably suspected” of raping a 16-year-old girl when he was 17 in 1988, saying it did not assert he...

Christian Porter moves to strike out major sections of ABC’s defamation defence

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Christian Porter has moved to strike out major sections of the ABC’s defence of his defamation claim, and prevent them from becoming public, accusing the public broadcaster of abusing the court process. The ABC filed ...

Morning mail: new details of Christian Porter investigation, vaccine uncertainty, Cyclone Seroja hits WA

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Good morning. New information has emerged about the police handling of allegations against Christian Porter, Scott Morrison is accused of “gaslighting” Australians over the vaccine rollout and, as the Queen mourns her...

NSW police passed up SA offer to take statement alleging sexual assault against Christian Porter

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The New South Wales police passed up an offer by South Australian police to take a statement alleging sexual assault against Christian Porter – apparently without putting the option to the victim – new documents revea...

NSW police have formal statement from friend of woman who alleged Christian Porter raped her

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New South Wales police have now taken a formal statement from a longtime friend of the woman who alleged she was raped by Christian Porter, but insist the investigation remains closed. In answers to NSW Estimates, the...

Christian Porter defamation case: minister’s lawyers accuse ABC of omitting material that cast doubt on rape claim

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Christian Porter’s lawyers have accused the ABC of failing to disclose that the parents of the woman who accused him of rape feared “she may have confected or embellished the allegations”. In a letter to the ABC, publ...

Christian Porter defamation action: ABC engages former solicitor general to lead defence

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The ABC has secured the former solicitor general, Justin Gleeson SC, to lead the national broadcaster’s defence to a high-stakes defamation action launched by the federal attorney general. Christian Porter began defam...

Australia news live: Porter should stand aside, says Labor; PNG’s Covid-19 crisis danger for Australia

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Opposition says if he can’t perform all his duties, attorney general should resign; vaccine rollout fast-tracked over fears PNG outbreak could spread to north Queensland. Follow live

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