Australia politics live update: Rachelle Miller alleges affair with Alan Tudge ‘abusive’, as minister denies claim; parliament sits for final day

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Former Liberal staffer Rachelle Miller has alleged that her affair with Alan Tudge was ‘abusive’ – the Coalition minister has denied it; Victoria records 10 Covid deaths and 1,419 new cases, NSW 271 cases and zero deaths. Follow all the day’s news

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If you want to really wrap your noggin around those mitochondrial donation laws and why they’re so important, here’s Full Story for you. Laura Murphy-Oates speaks to reporter Rafqa Touma about her family’s experience:

Two incredible women who have had an enormous influence on 2021 – Grace Tame and Brittany Higgins – have joined Fran Kelly on ABC radio.

It remains to be seen if there’s any actual change. That’s my opinion.

We know there are structural needs that need to be addressed. None of this is new information.”

It wasn’t about me, it was about maintaining power … I don’t think fundamentally anything has changed internally within the building policy-wise that would stop this happening to another woman.

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