Former Liberal staffer Chelsey Potter says she “cried a lot” after reaching out to her former boss Senator Simon Birmingham to discuss her experiences of a sexual assault.
- Chelsey Potter has spoken out about rape allegations following separate allegations made by Brittany Higgins
- Ms Potter says she attempted to talk about the incident with her former boss Senator Simon Birmingham
- Senator Birmingham says he hopes to see cultural change to help prevent incidents and improve handling practices
Ms Potter alleges she was sexually assaulted by another male colleague in Canberra while working for Senator Birmingham in 2015.
In 2019, ahead of going public with a story published in the Sydney Morning Herald, she contacted Senator…