Bruce Lehrmann fronts court for first time over alleged Parliament House rape of Brittany Higgins

By Blake Foden
Updated October 14 2021 - 2:15am, first published October 13 2021 - 11:00pm
Rape-accused Bruce Lehrmann, left, and alleged victim Brittany Higgins. Pictures: Supplied, Karleen Minney

The man accused of raping former political staffer Brittany Higgins at Parliament House has personally fronted court for the first time, albeit in a virtual capacity, as a mix-up with the brief of evidence caused a slight delay.



Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.