Brittany Higgins inquiry 'suspended' by Phil Gatjens following legal advice

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated August 31 2021 - 11:24am, first published August 30 2021 - 8:00am
Brittany Higgins, who alleges she was raped at Parliament House in 2019. Picture: Karleen Minney

A public service-led inquiry launched into the aftermath of the alleged rape of Brittany Higgins in March 2019 has been suspended on legal advice.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.