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Some would 'rather die' than enter care

Some Australians would rather die or "poke their eye with a pencil" than go into residential care, the royal commission into aged care has been told.

Suspension, big fine for unhelpful Bronco

Brisbane spent months trying to convince teenager Payne Haas to speak to the NRL's integrity unit and say they had no choice but to suspend him for four games and fine him $20,000 when his co-operation fell short.

Religious orders sorry for abuse inaction

Catholic religious orders around the world have apologised for failing to respond when their priests raped children, acknowledging their family-like communities blinded them to sexual abuse and led to misplaced loyalties.