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WED 3 MAR: ADF Chief under fire for comments to cadets
ADF Chief Angus Campbell tells trainee officers at Canberra's Australian Defence Force Academy not to make themselves vulnerable to sexual predators by being out late, alone, drunk and attractive.
TUE 2 MAR: Sexual assault claims plague Government
The AFP chief speaks for the first time since rape allegations against a Cabinet Minister emerged.
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It's a mystery that could intrigue us for decades to come - how and when did alleged fraudster Melissa Caddick die? When did she die?; Calls for the Prime Minister to stand down an unnamed Cabinet Minister over historical rape allegations; And Donald Trump positions himself as Republican Party 'Kingmaker'.
Restrictions ease in Victoria
With restrictions set ease in Victoria, we take a look at the first week of the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out and whether the Brisbane dosing bungle will knock people's confidence in the jab. And a tragic development in a mystery that's gripped New South Wales: the remains of alleged fraudster Melissa Caddick discovered months after she disappeared.
Ministers face more questions over rape allegations
The Prime Minister has expressed full confidence in his Defence Minister Linda Reynolds - as she continues to recover from heart problems in hospital. The Minister has been under intense pressure over her handling of an alleged rape in her office and questions are now being directed at the Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton, who has revealed he knew about the alleged assault four days before the Prime Minister. As the COVID vaccine roll out continues, the team behind the Oxford jab says they are working on a potential pill. So could a coronavirus pill be a simpler alternative??
Defence Minister admitted to hospital after intense pressure over former staffer's allegations
Linda Reynolds is recuperating in hospital for a pre-existing heart condition, after a difficult week in which a former staffer alleged she was raped in her office in 2019;