Why Bruce Lehrmann couldn’t be named until now

Over the last few months, you’ve likely seen headlines that referred to a ‘high-profile man’ who’d been charged with rape in the Queensland city of Toowoomba. We now know that man to be Bruce Lehrmann, who had previously been accused of rape by fellow political staffer Brittany Higgins. Lehrmann has always denied those allegations and hasn’t entered a plea in the Toowoomba case. In today’s deep dive we’ll explain why Lehrmann couldn’t be named before now, and what’s likely to happen next.

Hosts: Zara Seidler and Sam Koslowski
Producer: Joe Kiely and Ninah Kopel

Subscribe to The Daily Aus newsletter
Buy our new book No Silly Questions

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

https://omny.fm/shows/the-daily-aus/why-bruce-lehrmann-couldn-t-be-named-until-now/embed911Mon, 30 Oct 2023 18:30:00 +0000

Be the smart friend in your group chat

Join thousands of young Aussies and get our 5 min daily newsletter on what matters in your world.

It’s easy. It’s trustworthy. It’s free.