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.