Michaelia Cash denies pretending not to know Bruce Lehrmann had allegedly raped Brittany Higgins

Updated October 17 2022 - 10:43pm, first published 12:20pm

A sitting senator has adamantly denied pretending not to know about the alleged rape of Brittany Higgins at Parliament House, agreeing it would be "political suicide" to try covering such a thing up.


Blake Foden

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.