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Brittany Higgins has informed a courtroom that she made secret recordings of conversations with former Coalition minister Michaelia Money and her chief of workers Daniel Traye about their sexual assault allegations and “as a lot as attainable” to maintain them protected. folks”, during which a journalist.
Higgins labored for Money after the 2019 election, having beforehand labored for Linda Reynolds, and alleged that one other worker, Bruce Lehrman, molested her after a drunken evening out at Reynolds’ workplace in early March 23, 2019. raped. Lehrman has pleaded not responsible to the sexual assault cost and denies having intercourse with Higgins.
On the third day of the trial within the ACT Supreme Courtroom, beneath questioning from Lehrman’s barrister Steven Wybrow, Higgins stated he had made a recording of Money & Tray to make his story public, sending a replica to journalist Samantha Maiden and Victoria’s First Folks. One other one for The Meeting’s Emma Webster.
“It was for safekeeping… I used to be making an attempt to present them to as many individuals as attainable,” Higgins stated. “That is my phrase towards a cupboard minister and the disparity between these two powers is ridiculous.”