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Liberal backbenchers Katie Allen and Sarah Henderson call for drug and alcohol testing in Parliament House – ABC News

Describing an “underlying lack of professionalism” in Parliament House and rumours of drug use, Liberal backbenchers Katie Allen and Sarah Henderson say they would…



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Two prominent female Liberal backbenchers are calling for politicians to be drug and alcohol tested as part of wider workplace cultural reforms at Parliament House.
Key points:

  • Senator Henderson said she had heard talk of drug use within political circles
  • Katie Allen floated the idea of banning alcohol at Parliament House altogether
  • Dr Allen said she was appalled by an “underlying lack of professionalism” in Parliament House

During their appearance on the ABC’s Insiders program, Katie Allen and Sarah…

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