High Court asked to consider top former public servant's fight for secrecy

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By Blake Foden
Updated June 22 2022 - 9:58pm, first published 7:30pm
The offender outside court last month. Picture: Blake Foden

A former high-ranking federal public servant will take a protracted secrecy battle to the High Court in a bid to prevent media revealing he is a convicted child sex offender.

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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.