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May 5, 2012


Former Australian Liberal cabinet minister admits urging Slipper case to go to court

According to an exclusive report released by the Sydney Morning Herald today, the former Australian Liberal cabinet minister, Mal Brough, admits urging James Ashby to seek legal help over the alleged sexual harassment he received from his then boss, Peter Slipper.

As reported by GSN, according to Mr Ashby, over the course of his employment Mr Slipper had asked sexually graphic questions, misused taxi vouchers and sent him inappropriate text messages.

April 21, 2012

Australian Speaker of the House of Representatives, Peter Slipper, in hot water over gay sexual harassment allegations

Peter Slipper, the Speaker of the House of Representatives in Australia has been called by the Federal Opposition to step aside while allegations that he sexually harassed a male staffer are before court.

Mr Slipper, who took to Twitter this morning claiming that ‘The allegations in News Ltd papers are denied!’, is accused of only hiring 33-year-old James Ashby for the sole purpose of pursuing a sexual relationship with him.