16 Mar 2022

Australia correspondent Chris Niesche

From Nine To Noon, 9:45 am on 16 March 2022

Chris joins Lynn to look at the criticism being leveled at the federal government, after it was revealed it initially refused three requests from the New South Wales government for help during the devastating recent floods.

After multiple delays Northern Territory police officer Zachary Rolfe has been found not guilty of murder in relation to the shooting death of Kumanjayi Walker. And Australia has joined with the Netherlands to launch legal action against Russia over the downing of MH17.

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Left, Lismore underwater at the height of the flooding. Right, Yuendumu elders urged an end to the use of guns in remote communities, following the fatal shooting of Kumanjayi Walker. Photo: AFP

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