Todays Australian News
- Former cadet dismisses Sex Discrimination Commissioner's argument as 'an excuse'
A former cadet at the Australian Defence Force Academy believes the argument that a royal commission into abuse cases would cause more trauma for the victims is "mostly an excuse that pretends to be compassionate".
- Government to abandon $7 GP co-payment
The Federal Government is abandoning a centrepiece of its May budget, the $7 GP co-payment. Sources tell the ABC the Coalition is "willing to go back to the drawing board".
- Mother learns of daughter's foster care suicide on Facebook
The biological family of a teenage girl who suicided in foster care demand answers from authorities after learning of her death on Facebook.