'Egregious' Scott Morrison apology key plank of bid to block Bruce Lehrmann rape trial

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Updated October 27 2022 - 5:57pm, first published 5:30am
Former prime minister Scott Morrison delivers the apology in February. Picture by Karleen Minney
Former prime minister Scott Morrison delivers the apology in February. Picture by Karleen Minney

Former prime minister Scott Morrison was accused of jeopardising an accused rapist's right to a fair trial with an "egregious" speech, during which he apologised to the alleged victim for "terrible things" that had occurred in Parliament House.

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Blake Foden was a court reporter at The Canberra Times.

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