Defence report details abuse culture
Documents obtained by the ABC expose a culture of sexual and physical abuse in the Defence Forces dating back half a century.
Explosive documents obtained under Freedom of Information by the ABC have tonight lifted a lid on a decades-old culture of sexual and physical abuse in the Defence Force.
A report prepared for the Defence Department and obtained by the 7.30 program suggests recruits aged as young as 13 were subjected to routine abuse going back to the 1950s.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | 14th June 2012
Ten householders slapped with £307,000 repair bill for leaky roof by bungling council hit by property scandal
A council bill for a roof repair has soared an incredible 440 times from £700 to more than £300,000.
Ten owners in an Edinburgh tenement were given the original quote to repair a leak in a flat roof.
The full scale of the outrageous charges was only revealed when one of the residents used the Freedom of Information Act to get official files.
Damien Gayle | The Daily Mail | 13th June 2012
Attorney fees add up as external review of University of Michigan child porn reporting delay continues
The University of Michigan is paying lawyers up to $725 per hour to work on an external review of a six-month lapse in the reporting of child pornography found in an employee area at University Hospital and allegedly tracked back to a pediatric medical resident.
The tab for the external investigation of the reporting lapse and a separate review of hospital security procedures could exceed a half-million dollars, according to documents obtained by AnnArbor.com through the Freedom of Information Act.
Kellie Woodhouse | Ann Arbor |14th June 2012