Anti-Corruption watchdog decides not to investigate Robodebt scandal

    enJune 06, 2024

    Podcast Summary

    • Justice System, Politics, Health, SportsAn accused killer apologizes for destroying evidence, Greens leader threatens legal action, NSW Premier apologizes for criminalizing homosexuality, Mexican national becomes first human victim of new bird flu strain, Competition watchdog approves code sharing deal, David Warner breaks T20 Cricket record, AFL season round 13 begins

      There have been several significant developments in various areas today. In the justice system, an accused killer, Greg Lynn, has apologized for destroying evidence related to a murder case but still denies the charges. The National Anti-Corruption Commission has decided against investigating the Robodebt scandal, believing that a Royal Commission has already covered the conduct of senior officials. In politics, the Greens leader is threatening legal action against the attorney general over defamation allegations. New South Wales Premier Chris Minhas apologized for laws that criminalized homosexuality in the 1980s, acknowledging the damage caused to countless lives. A Mexican national has become the first human victim of a new strain of bird flu, and Victoria's bird flu outbreak has spread to a fourth poultry farm. The competition watchdog has approved a code sharing deal between Virgin and Air New Zealand, which is expected to offer more ticketing and price options for travelers. In sports, David Warner has become Australia's highest run-scorer in T20 Cricket, and Marcus Stoinis praised his experience and adaptability. The Crows and Tigers are set to kick off round 13 of the AFL season tonight.

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