Linda Reynolds has been hospitalised just hours before a press club address where she was expected to be grilled about how she handled an alleged rape in her office.
The Defence Minister was taken to a hospital in Canberra on Wednesday morning as a ‘precautionary measure’ relating to an existing condition on the advice of her cardiologist.
It comes after her former staffer Brittany Higgins, 24, alleged she was raped in the minister’s office by another staffer after a boozy night out in 2019.
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has been admitted to hospital for a pre-existing medical condition
Ms Higgins, who has said she was not supported well enough after her alleged rape, wished Senator Reynolds a speedy recovery
Senator Reynolds has been under scrutiny for how she handled…