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Information related to Senator Payne's role as Minister for Women can be found on the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet website.


  • Subjects: historical rape allegations in Parliament; Brittany Higgins case; Myanmar; Australia-China trade relationship; human rights abuses in Xinjiang; Hong Kong.
    1 March 2021
  • Subjects: Escalating situation in Myanmar and detainment of Professor Sean Turnell; COVID-19 vaccine and international travel; sexual assault allegations in Parliament.
    1 March 2021
  • Subjects: vaccination rollout in Australia; Victoria’s COVID-19 response and Australians returning from overseas; Myanmar coup; arrest of Cheng Lei in China; allegation of sexual assault at Parliament House.
    15 February 2021
  • Subjects: Speculation about proposals for a Chinese-built city in Papua New Guinea; Cheng Lei; Sean Turnell’s detention in Myanmar.
    9 February 2021
  • 9 February 2021