Media Statement: AFP response on Parliament House alleged assault matter

A senior member of the Australian Federal Police met with Minister Linda Reynolds and her chief-of-staff on 4 April 2019 in relation to allegations of sexual assault in the Minister’s office on 23 March, 2019.

The AFP has engaged with the Department of Parliamentary Services and Presiding Officers a number of times.

The matter is an open investigation and further commentary could be prejudicial.

The AFP will not be making further comment on this matter.

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