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‘Genuine change’: Gillard backs Brittany Higgins as she goes to police – Sydney Morning Herald

Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins will proceed with a formal complaint to the Australian Federal Police over an alleged rape in Parliament House.

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Ms Gillard praised the former adviser, who aired shocking allegations on Monday that she was raped by a colleague in a ministerial office in the early hours of Saturday, March 23, 2019.
I hugely admire Brittany Higgins courage in coming forward with her account of her rape in Parliament House, Ms Gillard said in a rare statement on contemporary politics.
I am horrified both by the incident, and the aftermath.
Ms Gillard offered the assistance of the Global Institute for Womens Leadership at ANU,…

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