‘Strange dude’: Court reveals texts between Annabel Crabb and friend of Porter accuser

ABC presenter Annabel Crabb had a “boiling sense of rage and grief” when she learned an old debating colleague who accused federal minister Christian Porter of rape had taken her own life, according to messages detailed in court documents. In a series of messages released on Wednesday, as part of the Federal Court case where Mr Porter’s barrister was barred from representing him, Ms Crabb wrote that the former attorney-general was a “strange dude” and the woman who took her own life would be moved to know her friends were seeking justice for her.