Australia’s national anti-corruption watchdog has launched a probe into whether police “attempted to pervert the course of justice” by forwarding protected information about Brittany Higgins to the defence team during the aborted rape trial and pressuring her not to proceed with the matter. The prohibited material disclosed to the defence,Continue Reading

Former Liberal staffer Bruce Lehrmann has lodged a formal complaint of professional misconduct targeting the Director of Public Prosecutions Shane Drumgold accusing him of failing to deliver a stronger warning to Channel 10’s Lisa Wilkinson and Brittany Higgins about public comments regarding his trial. The allegations are contained in aContinue Reading

A powerful probe into the police investigation of Bruce Lehrmann will consider whether or not the Australian Federal Police, the Director of Public Prosecutions and the ACT Victims of Crime Commissioner acted in breach of their duties during the investigation of Brittany Higgins’ rape allegation. revealed on Tuesday thatContinue Reading

A powerful inquiry that will examine the conduct of the ACT police when investigating the rape allegation made by Brittany Higgins will be led by eminent retired judge Walter Sofronoff KC. has confirmed that Mr Sofronoff KC was formally appointed by the ACT Cabinet on Monday afternoon and thatContinue Reading

Brittany Higgins’ protected evidence – including her psychological counselling notes – were unlawfully disclosed by police to Bruce Lehrmann’s original defence lawyers in September last year. has obtained documents outlining how the disclosure infuriated the Director of Public Prosecutions Shane Drumgold who demanded the police retrieve the information urgently.Continue Reading