Backbencher Alan Tudge remains a cabinet member, Scott Morrison confirms

Sarah Basford Canales
Karen Barlow
By Sarah Basford Canales, and Karen Barlow
Updated April 11 2022 - 4:12am, first published April 10 2022 - 2:20am

There's confusion over the status of controversial federal MP Alan Tudge, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison insisting he remains a member of his cabinet despite standing down from ministerial duties last month in the wake of damaging allegations regarding a workplace affair.


Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at or confidential tips to

Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on

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