Prime Minister Scott Morrison will meet with former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins, who alleged that she was raped in Parliament House in 2019.
Higgins says she was sexually assaulted by a fellow ministerial adviser in Parliament House whereas she was working for the coalition authorities in 2019.
The prime minister stated a location for the personal assembly was but to be confirmed.
“I’m looking forward to meeting with Brittany,” Morrison advised reporters in Perth on Wednesday.
“I know there are a range of issues she’s relayed to my chief of staff that she would like to raise and I look forward to hearing her.”
Late final month, the prime minister provided to satisfy Higgins after weeks of immense political strain stemming from her allegations.
In response, she stated she was unaware Morrison was prepared to debate her considerations about how the incident was dealt with.
“I welcome the opportunity to meet the prime minister to discuss how the workplace culture in Parliament House can be improved,” she stated on the time.
Higgins triggered nationwide debate in regards to the therapy of girls and the dealing with of sexual assault complaints.
She has been extremely important of senior ministers’ response to her preliminary grievance, which has been reinstated with police.
The prime minister has instigated an inquiry into whether or not his workplace was briefing journalists in opposition to Ms Higgins’ associate in an try and discredit and undermine her.
By Matt Coughlan