The war veteran’s barrister has suggested the trial might be moved to Adelaide or Canberra to avoid a worsening COVID-19 outbreak..
Australian businessman, former SAS soldier, and Victorian Cross recipient
Benjamin Roberts-Smith is an Australian businessman, former Australian Army soldier and a recipient of the Victoria Cross for Australia (VC), the highest award in the Australian honours system. The VC in 2011, together with his Medal for Gallantry (MG) awarded in 2006, made Roberts-Smith the most highly decorated serving member of the Australian Defence Force. He was also awarded a Commendation for Distinguished Service for his leadership as a patrol commander in 2012.
The barrister acting for The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald told the Federal Court “we’re not going to get an orderly..