A North-West woman was raped in her own bed by her father's best friend 10 years ago, a court heard on Tuesday.
The 50-year-old man is on trial in the Supreme Court in Burnie for the alleged rape in July 2011, when the woman was 18-years-old.
She first reported the rape to police in 2017 and a video of that interview was played to the trial jury on Tuesday.
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Crown prosecutor Liz Avery said in opening statements the jury would hear evidence the complainant told someone close to her about the alleged attack the following day.
Ms Avery said the woman had been with her father at his friend's home on the night of July 6, 2011.
She said the accused man was making comments about the woman's personal life throughout the evening.
The woman returned home and went to bed, the court heard, and soon woke to find the man in her bed pulling down her underwear.
In the video interview played to the courtroom, the woman said she protested and forcefully told the man to stop, but he continued to rape her.
I told him to get out and he didn't listen.Alleged victim
"I said 'f--- off!', but he wouldn't f--- off."
The police officer asked her to explain in detail what had occurred, including whether the man ejaculated or if he used a condom, which she could not remember.
"I can't really remember. I don't really want to remember," she said.
Ms Avery said the woman told her then-boyfriend's father about the rape the day after it allegedly happened, and that he would give evidence in the trial.
Ms Avery said the jury would also hear evidence from the woman's mother, who was first told in 2013, and from a teacher at a coastal school, among others.
Defence lawyer Garth Stevens said in his opening reply that the number of times an allegation was repeated does not add to its veracity.
"Just because someone says something once, twice or three times does not make it true," he said.
The trial continues before Justice Robert Pearce on Wednesday.
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