1:37 Sexual assaults allegations mounting in Canberra
A former political advisor to the Liberal Party has alleged she was raped by a former colleague during her time working in Canberra, and when she reported it at the time in 2019 no action was taken.
Now Brittany Higgins' decision to go public has led to more women coming forward talking of similar experiences during their time in the Australian capital.
Sydney based neuropsychologist Hannah Korrel talks to Jesse about the culture problems in the city and her own experience from working there.
Where to get help
If you have been affected by sexual violence and need support contact Wellington HELP on their 24/7 support line, 04 801 6655.
Victim Support 0800 842 846
Rape Crisis 0800 88 33 00
Mosaic - Tiaki Tangata Peer support for males who have experienced trauma and sexual abuse: 0800 94 22 94