Release of details from the Freckleton report into disgraced Melbourne lord mayor Robert Doyle has all but buried his chances of recovery, though the fate of the powerful men who enabled him is less certain.
The former Victorian premier is failing on many metrics but his views on gender prove the times have outgrown the man, writes Stephen Mayne.
Team Doyle seems to be moving to suppress the publication or broadcast of any more damaging information.
Good morning, early birds. There are a couple of pieces of very good news for the Turnbull government this morning (though it's not all roses). Plus, sexual harassment allegations at Melbourne City Council. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chamlers.
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Council robo-calls ... fairy bread for breakfast ... how Derryn Hinch got elected ...
It's a Liberal-Green contest for Melbourne Council, but will Robert Doyle be able to keep his majority?