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Vigils have been held nationwide in memory of Cassius Turvey, who was allegedly murdered while walking home from school in Perth. Indigenous affairs reporter Sarah Collard speaks to Cassius’s mother Mechelle Turvey about the powerful impact her son made on those around him
Journalist Margaret Simons speaks to Laura Murphy-Oates about the rise of Daniel Andrews and why, despite lockdowns, scandals and a reputation as Australia’s most divisive premier, he appears set to win another four-year term
In the defamation trial of the century, Australia’s most-decorated living soldier is seeking to defend his reputation against reports in three newspapers that he says falsely accuse him of being a war criminal. His lawyers argue Roberts-Smith has been unfairly targeted by envious comrades and assisted by credulous journalists. The newspapers’ lawyers say their reporting is true, and that Roberts-Smith broke the ‘moral and legal rules of military engagement’, something he denies outright...
Australian of the Year 2021 and activist Grace Tame speaks to Laura Murphy-Oates about sharing her story in her own words, keeping power accountable, and how her foundation is creating meaningful change for victim survivors of child sexual abuse
Australia’s most decorated living soldier, Ben Roberts-Smith, is suing three of the country’s most trusted newspapers for defamation over articles he says falsely accuse him of war crimes. Whatever the outcome, the ramifications will be immense for public interest journalism, Australia’s military and the man venerated as a modern-day war hero