'I never provided instructions anyone should be sacked', says former ABC chair Justin Milne – live
Board reportedly asked Milne to step down after meeting without him this morning
The ABC is now officially without a managing director and a board chair.
More despatches from New York - but from a different former prime minister:
No Malcolm. It’s your standards that deteriorated. By applying political pressure to the ABC as Prime Minister on staffing decisions. For the record, my government refused to appoint political mates to the ABC Board. . https://t.co/dYCtkkr5ps via @smhContinue reading...