Military Call-Outs For Police in Terror Incidents Easier in Law Shake-Up

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) will be able to respond to calls for assistance in terrorist attacks, under a shake-up of “call-out” laws to be introduced in Federal Parliament. Federal Attorney-General Christian Porter will introduce the laws today, which will boost security laws and ensure policing agencies the quickest available response during domestic terror incidents.…

More Support Needed for Young and Old Military Veterans Affected By PTSD

The Returned Services League (RSL) is calling for more support for military veterans suffering post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), with fast rising numbers of young and older veterans affected by the condition. Western Australian RSL branch Chief Executive Officer John McCourt said PTSD needed to be acknowledged and addressed to battle the growing incidence of mental…