Melbourne lord mayor Robert Doyle, the tabloid texts and the 'contest of reputations'

Results of City of Melbourne’s investigation into allegations against Doyle expected within days

He is the most high-profile Australian political figure to have been accused of sexual harassment following the #metoo movement that erupted in the aftermath of allegations against the US film producer Harvey Weinstein. Melbourne’s longest-serving lord mayor and former Victorian opposition leader for the Liberal party, Robert Doyle, went on extended leave in December after his colleague, Councillor Tessa Sullivan, resigned and made a formal complaint to the council alleging that Doyle had sex...