Friday March 05, 2021
Embattled Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has apologised for calling alleged rape victim Brittany Higgins a “lying cow” after the threat of legal action.
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has come under fire over her handling of a rape complaint.
Former Liberal staffer Higgins alleges she was sexually assaulted by a fellow ministerial adviser in Reynolds’ office in 2019.
The minister on Friday apologised for last month calling her former employee a “lying cow” after being criticised for not offering enough support to Higgins at the time.