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Blair MP backs royal commission into Defence veteran suicides

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Federal Blair MP Shayne Neumann (pictured above) says Labor has backed calls for a Royal Commission into Defence veteran suicides and has called on the Morrison government to act on the issue.
He says enough is enough as there has been a shocking rate of suicide deaths amongst our veterans and it has got to stop:
"We can't tolerate this senseless loss of life.
This is a crisis and as a nation it is a national shame and a national tragedy for both us as a country and also for the families involved.
So, we are calling on the government to do the right thing and establish a royal commission into veterans suicide.
I think it will shine a light on the issue and investigate why so many  Defence veterans are taking their own lives".
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