CANBERRA - Two Australian ministers have stumbled apart from each other scandals. One resigned after a female officer complained about his behavior in a bar in Hong Kong. The other stops pending a police investigation into his role in the downfall of a politician.
Jamie Briggs Minister (Infrastructure and Regional Development) was late at night in the bar in Hong Kong during a working visit in November. At a press conference he said that he had offered direct apology. But on reflection he thinks he and his fellow barbering search did not comply with what may be expected of a minister, reports the BBC. He did not comment on what he had done in the bar.
The other being stepped minister Mal Brough, who among other defense equipment and science in his package. He would have been made available illegally over a diary of another politician who was embroiled in a sex scandal.
According to the BBC, it is the first major setback for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull since taking office.