In interests of full disclosure, Crikey contacted every member of the House of Representatives and each Senator to ask them the question of the hour: ”Have you ever met Brian Burke? This brings the number of responses to 48…

Members of the House of Representatives

Peter Dutton (Lib): “No”
Kate Ellis (ALP): “No, I have not”
Dave Tollner (CLP): “No”


Amanda Vanstone (Lib): “Not to my knowledge”
Alan Eggleston (Lib): “No, never”
Kate Lundy (ALP): “Senator Lundy has never met Brian Burke”
George Brandis (Lib): “No”
Anne McEwen (ALP): “No”
Lyn Allison (Dem): “No”
Russell Trood (Lib): “No”