Branch of controversial funeral insurer ACBF in liquidation, leaving thousands in the lurch
[Hannah Barry, ABC]
The notice has left thousands of customers who have paid thousands in premiums over the past 30 years in the lurch about the fund's future, and comes just a year since ASIC began an investigation into Youpla, after it was pulled up in the Banking Royal Commission for falsely marketing itself as an Indigenous-owned business.
She needed life-saving surgery. A hospital gave her Panadol through a grate and sent her away
[Louise Milligan, Naomi Selvaratnam and Lauren Day, ABC]
So many graves in Doomadgee cemetery belong to young people like Yvette "Betty" Booth. Just two months before she died, the teenager was diagnosed with an illness that has all but disappeared in most of Australia.