Brittany Higgins' former partner Ben Dillaway was also a fellow staffer in the Australian parliament.
Brittany Higgins is a former staffer of the Government of Australia, she worked for minister Linda Reynolds. She was the Media Advisor for the party during her time in the parliament. She made headlines after revealing she was physically abused by her senior official at the office.
Higgins who now works as an advocate for other victims of similar nature helping them raise their voices and seek justice also brought the #MeToo moment to Australia by exposing her senior official who abused her while intoxicated.
She is currently on trial for the March 2019 incident where she has accused Bruce Lehrmann of misbehaving according to The Guardian. The case is being heard at ACT Supreme Court. During the hearing, the Court saw excerpts and screenshots of the text message between Brittany and Ben Dillaway.
Let us learn more about Brittany Higgins's partner Ben Dillaway and take a closer look at his age and family.
Quick Facts About Ben Dillaway
|Age||35 to 40 Years Old|
|Occupation||Principal Media Advisor|
Who Is Brittany Higgins' Partner Ben Dillaway?
Brittany Higgin's partner Ben Dillaway is a former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Media Adviser for the Australian Government.
He worked under Steven Ciobo MP and advised him on politics and policy. He held the position for 8 years and 7 months and worked under three governments during his time.
Ben also worked with other ministers including Minister for Defence Industry, Minister for Trade, Tourism, and Investment, and Minister for International Development and the Pacific.
He also held other positions including Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Trade and Investment, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer.
Prior to working for the government, he was a senior journalist for News Corps for 8 years from 2003 to 2011. Ben is currently working as Principal Media Relations for BHP in Brisbane since 2020.
Dillaway is a Bond University graduate, he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Business Communication from the institute in 2008.
Ben Dillaway and Brittany Higgins Relationship Details
Ben Dillaway and Brittany Higgins were in a relationship previously.
Information about the couple's relationship came to the limelight recently after the court saw text messages between Higgins and Dillaway.
Higgins revealed her March 2019 incident to Ben for the first time, three days after the alleged incident according to News. The two appear to be very close back then.
In the text messages between Ben and Brittany shown in the court, Higgins reveals “I don’t remember getting there at all, vaguely remember Bruce being there and then I woke up in the morning half dressed by myself in the Minister's office on Saturday morning," according to News.
While the couple has not revealed much about their relationship on the web, they are not together anymore. It is also unclear when they started dating and when their relationship came to an end.
Ben has not revealed anything about his current relationship status on the web, but Brittany has moved on and is currently dating her boyfriend David Sharaz. The two live together Kingston with their pet dog according to Mixed Article.
Ben Dillaway Age Family and Net Worth
Ben Dillaway's age could be between 35 to 40 years old, judging by his appearance and career.
However, he has not revealed his actual age on the web yet. He is not seen using social media platforms actively as well, making it difficult to find out his actual age and birthday.
Furthermore, Dillaway has kept information about his personal life away from the press and the internet. He has not revealed anything about his parents or his family on the web.
Dillaway currently works as a Principal Media Advisor at BHP and could make $160,000 per year as it is the average salary for the position in Australia according to GlassDoor.
However, he has not revealed his actual earnings along with his net worth, but with his long and rather successful career, Ben might have accumulated over $500,000 in net worth as of 2022.
On the other hand, Ben's ex-girlfriend Higgins is 27 years old as of 2022. She was born to her parents Higgo Higgins and Kelly Higgins.