Mental health funding package announced following Bondi Junction attack

    enJune 04, 2024

    Podcast Summary

    • Australian Investigations, Sports NewsA man is charged with murder based on strong circumstantial evidence, a missing woman's iPhone is found, and mental health services receive funding; in sports, a new long-term tenant joins Richmond's back line and Harley Reid awaits tribunal result

      There have been significant developments in two ongoing investigations in Australia. In the first case, a man has been charged with the murder of surfer Kai Shafer in Coffs Harbour based on strong circumstantial evidence, including CCTV footage, statements, community information, and forensic evidence. In the second case, the disappearance of Samantha Murphy from Ballarat is being investigated with renewed hope, as her working iPhone has been found and the federal government plans to boost Defence Force numbers by recruiting permanent residents from various countries. Additionally, there have been responses to recent incidents: the New South Wales government is investing $111 million to enhance mental health services, and Emirates is exploring the possibility of making seat belts mandatory for the entire flight. In sports news, Richmond's back line has a new long-term tenant in rising star Ben Miller, and Harley Reid is hoping for a positive result at his tribunal hearing for a medium-impact tackle charge.

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