Australia politics live: Dan Andrews to give press conference update on Victoria Covid lockdown as state records zero cases

Premier expected to announce easing of coronavirus restrictions; Turnbull says it’s ‘incredible’ Morrison did not know about Brittany Higgins rape allegations. Follow live

11.14pm GMT

Morning all.

Amy has already reported Malcolm Turnbull has intervened in the Brittany Higgins matter today. People close to Higgins tell me that Turnbull also phoned her yesterday and they spoke for close to half an hour.

11.13pm GMT

We should have official confirmation of this very soon.

BREAKING
Victoria’s 5 day lockdown will end tonight
Some rules will remain
Details to come in media conf with Premier @DanielAndrewsMP
Watch live on @abcnews channel
Time still to be announced but expected in next few hours

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