Suicide Royal Commission Interview – ABC News Radio Breakfast with DVA Minister Keogh

11 Aug 2022

THOMAS ORITI, HOST: Later this morning the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide will hand down its interim report. It comes after a confronting nine months of hearings around the country, where the Royal Commission heard of abuse at all ranks of the service that Defence is not doing enough to address suicides, and accounts of ex personnel who said they were left suffering from anxiety and panic attacks. The inquiry was announced last July after sustained lobbying by family members of veterans who’d taken their own lives, and the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Matt Keogh joins us now. Minister, good morning, and thanks for your time.

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