“You thought the police might suppress them?” Mr Whybrow asked.
Former Liberal Party staffer Bruce Lehrmann arrives at the ACT Supreme Court in Canberra on Friday. Source: AAP / AAP
“There is a provision that any politically-sensitive matter … gets reported to the Home Affairs minister … Peter Dutton came out and said he had a baseline outline of the complaint … before I gave an evidence-in-chief interview,” Ms Higgins responded, referring to her later formal recorded interviews with police.
“It wasn’t with the intent of keeping things from police … I didn’t want to look at politicians in my camera roll anymore … I wanted them gone.”