The Chair of the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide has thanked past and present Defence members and their loved ones for their important contribution to the inquiry following the closure of submissions.
The Royal Commission's focus on hearing from people with lived experience of suicide or suicidality in the military will be greatly supported by the introduction of a new bill to Federal Parliament today.
The independent body charged with ensuring a fair and impartial military justice system will come under the spotlight when the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide continues its hearing in Melbourne this week.
The Chair of the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide says senior politicians must stand up to the leadership of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) to ensure better support for those who serve our country.
The Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide has arrived in Victoria for meetings with the local military community ahead of a public hearing commencing in Melbourne next week (Monday 28 August).