What Lehrmann’s defamation case says to rape victims

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The following story contains topics of sexual violence. Discretion is advised.

This week Bruce Lehrmann lost his defamation case against Network TEN and journalist Lisa Wilkinson at a Federal Court.

The Court found, on the balance of probabilities, Mr Lehrmann raped Brittany Higgins in 2019.

What does this case mean for victims of sexual abuse?

The Wire’s Netta Finney asked Lawyer and Executive Officer for the Queensland Sexual Assault Network Angela Lynch about the outcome.

If this story affects you, help is always available for you on 1 800 RESPECT. That’s 1800 737 732.

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