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Dyson Heydon sexual misconduct claims: ACT Director of Public Prosecutions urges AFP to investigate

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By Blake Foden
Updated June 24 2020 - 1:15pm, first published 3:26am
Former High Court judge Dyson Heydon, who was found by an independent inquiry to have sexually harassed six young female associates during his time on the bench. Picture: Supplied

Police will assess a request from the ACT's top prosecutor for there to be a criminal investigation into former High Court judge Dyson Heydon, who is facing a growing number of sexual misconduct allegations.

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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.