Leah Purcell as Rita Connors

Played by Leah Purcell

Inmate number: 220357

Charge: Robbery Armed with an offensive weapon

Sentence: On remand, trial and sentence pending

Served:  Just entered Wentworth

Rita presents as a spirited, tough Indigenous woman.

She's closely affiliated with the Conqueror biker gang.

Frank, gregarious and charismatic, Rita makes friends easily.

She's able to win support and trust from others, without much effort.

On the surface, she’s a confident, carefree woman in charge of her life.

But these qualities mask a dark secret that has haunted her for years.