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Canberra bubble burst: once silent survivors now ‘making some noise’ – Sydney Morning Herald

Australian of the Year Grace Tame inspired political staffer Brittany Higgins to come forward with her allegations of rape in Parliament. A moment that has blown…

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Fellow freshman Liberal Melissa McIntosh said this week Parliament had to become a place where everyone was respected, protected and listened to.
I can tell you that being in Canberra, everyone has felt shocked, distressed and sick, that a young woman who is a staffer could experience sexual assault in what is our second home. This should never happen, she says. We are all wanting to ensure Brittany Higgins is the last person that has to go through this in our workplace.
Minister for Women Marise…

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