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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.



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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