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‘Govt already knows where veteran problems are’

‘Govt already knows where veteran problems are’

Sky News reporter Annelise Nielsen says some ex-servicemen she interviewed in Townsville expressed doubts about the need for a royal commission into veteran suicide given “the government knows where the problems are”. Scott Morrison this week said the government is “actively considering” a royal commission into suicide after five mothers of veterans

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Out of control bushfires on the New South Wales mid north coast have destroyed structures and forced residents to flee and Prime Minister Scott Morrison is "actively considering" a royal commission into veteran suicides.

PM ‘actively considering’ veteran suicide inquiry

PM ‘actively considering’ veteran suicide inquiry

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has told Sky News the Coalition is "actively considering" holding a royal commission into veterans' health in response to the Save Our Heroes summit. The summit, which was held by the Daily Telegraph on Wednesday, allowed grieving mothers of Australian soldiers who committed suicide following their service to the nation

Mixed response in the ADF to calls for a royal commission into veterans suicide

Mixed response in the ADF to calls for a royal commission into veterans suicide

Sky News Political Reporter Annelise Nielsen says “you don’t want to start saying that everyone agrees one way or the other”, after a concerted public push for a royal commission into veteran suicide. Ms Nielson said “it’s not surprising” varied opinions are present on the issue within “an organisation as big as the Defence Force”. Five mothers

Coalition ‘actively considering’ royal commission into veterans’ suicides: PM

Coalition ‘actively considering’ royal commission into veterans’ suicides: PM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has told Sky News the Coalition is "actively considering" holding a royal commission into veterans' health in response to the Save Our Heroes summit. The summit, which was held by the Daily Telegraph on Wednesday, allowed grieving mothers of Australian soldiers who committed suicide following their service to the nation

Coalition ‘actively considering’ royal commission into veterans’ suicides: Morrison

Coalition ‘actively considering’ royal commission into veterans’ suicides: Morrison

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has told Sky News the Coalition is "actively considering" holding a royal commission into veterans' health in response to the Save Our Heroes summit. The summit, which was held by the Daily Telegraph on Wednesday, allowed grieving mothers of Australian soldiers who committed suicide following their service to the nation

Veterans seeking greater support in finding work after service

Veterans seeking greater support in finding work after service

Sky News host Annelise Nielsen has revealed veterans are saying they need support finding work after leaving military service, as she speaks with former servicemen and women in the defence city of Townsville. It follows the Save Our Heroes Summit hosted by The Daily Telegraph, which shone a light on the crisis of veteran suicide.

SA mum’s brave fight for inquiry one step closer

SA mum’s brave fight for inquiry one step closer

The mothers of dead veterans are pleading for an investigation into the cover-ups, bungling and incompetence of the government's handing of veteran mental health. Julie-Ann Finney told of her grief during an emotional meeting with Prime Minister Scott Morrison yesterday, who assured her “he has not ruled out a commission of inquiry”. Ms Finney said