Lehrmann trial delayed after Logies speech

The court has agreed to delay Bruce Lehrmann’s trial for the alleged rape of former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins, following a Logies speech made by journalist Lisa Wilkinson. Mr Lehrmann, also a former Liberal staffer, has denied allegations he raped Ms Higgins at Parliament House in 2019.Ms Wilkinson was awarded a Logie on Sunday night for her reporting of Ms Higgins’ allegations.Mr Lehrmann’s lawyers argued the media coverage surrounding the speech threatened a fair trial for the accused.No new date for the trial has been set.