Opinion

Enough inquiries that go nowhere - it's time for a royal commission into veteran suicide

By Deborah Morris, Ben Wadham
August 7 2019 - 12:00am

Between 2001 and 2016, 373 Australian veterans took their lives, according to a study commissioned by the Department of Veterans' Affairs. The study noted that male veterans under the age of 30 had a suicide rate more than two times the national average for men the same age.

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