Staffer who allegedly raped Brittany Higgins was not given sponsored pass to Parliament House
The staffer accused of raping Brittany Higgins has not been given a sponsored pass allowing access to Parliament House since his termination, the government says.
The alleged perpetrator went on to take up a lobbyist role with a Sydney-based public relations firm, where he stayed until early 2020, before moving on to a job with a major corporation later that year.
Higgins, meanwhile, is unemployed, and the Guardian revealed on Tuesday that her partner, David Sharaz, has been forced to leave his role managing federal government clients for a media analytics firm, claiming it was no longer tenable.
Greens senator Larissa Waters has repeatedly asked the government whether the alleged perpetrator was sponsored for a new pass to enter Parliament House in association with his post-politics…