Inquest into Bronte Haskins' death reveals issues in agency responses

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By Peter Brewer
January 31 2022 - 5:30pm
Janine Haskins and husband Peter McLaren with a portrait of their late daughter Bronte. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

The mother of a 23-year-old woman who died by suicide in 2020 after a battle with mental health issues and drug addiction has told the ACT Coroners Court how her daughter was treated "appallingly" by various agencies, including the Australian Federal Police, Canberra Health Services, and ACT Corrective Services.

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Peter Brewer

Reporter

Telling the truth and holding agencies accountable must matter to us all. It's also important to tell the story well, and factually. Contact me at peter.brewer@canberratimes.com.au