A man convicted of stalking singer Delta Goodrem has now been accused of breaching an Apprehended Violence Order.

James Lafferty, 47, was found guilty in February of relentlessly pursuing Goodrem despite his messages going unanswered.

A court heard he sent her 300 messages and appeared outside her Sydney apartment several times.

On Monday, he returned to court, accused of continuing to contact Goodrem despite being served an AVO.

“You had been told to move on from outside my apartment,” Goodrem told the court via video link.

Delta Goodrem's convicted stalker James Lafferty, 47.
Delta Goodrem's convicted stalker James Lafferty, 47. Credit: 7NEWS

“When I came back from work, you were still there ... the AVO was to protect myself.”

In remarkable scenes, Lafferty cross-examined Goodrem himself.

“Did I ever threaten to hurt you?” he asked.

“There has definitely been two different sides from you, that’s been stressful for me.”

Delta Goodrem performs during the 2020 Fire Fight Australia bushfire relief concert at ANZ Stadium in Sydney.
Delta Goodrem performs during the 2020 Fire Fight Australia bushfire relief concert at ANZ Stadium in Sydney. Credit: JOEL CARRETT/AAPIMAGE

Lafferty was able to cross-examine Goodrem himself because he is his own representation in court - a loophole victims’ advocates say is unnecessarily distressing.

The Attorney-General told 7NEWS he understands the distress complainants would feel at facing their alleged attacker in court and is open to making changes to legislation in the future.

On Monday, the Magistrate ruled that Lafferty was not aware of the AVO.

He’s vowed never to contact Goodrem or her friends ever again.

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