The ABC has also confirmed in Senate estimates today the Porter case ended up costing the public broadcaster $780,000. The former Attorney-General launched the legal action over a Four Corners online article that revealed a senior cabinet minister, later revealed to be Mr Porter, had been accused of an historical rape. Mr Porter, who denied the accusation, discontinued the case in May. — Sally Neighbour (@neighbour_s) June 7, 2021Any suggestion I’m “at war”, least of all with ABC MD, with whom I have an excellent relationship, is completely untrue. “Any suggestion I’m ‘at war’, least of all with ABC MD, with whom I have an excellent relationship, is completely untrue,” Milligan said.