Home Insulation Deaths: Families of Installers to be Compensated by Federal Government

Families of the young men who died during the rollout of the Rudd Government’s home insulation program will be compensated by the Commonwealth.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has outlined his Government’s initial response to the royal commission into the scheme. Continue reading Home Insulation Deaths: Families of Installers to be Compensated by Federal Government

Rudd’s Batts Evidence Must Yield Answers

The relatives of four men who died installing insulation deserve answers, not apologies, from former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd when he fronts an inquiry, a lawyer says.

Mr Rudd will take the witness stand at the royal commission into Labor’s home insulation program on Wednesday, May 14.

The bungled stimulus scheme has been blamed for the deaths of Queenslanders Rueben Barnes, Matthew Fuller and Mitchell Sweeney, and Marcus Wilson from NSW. Continue reading Rudd’s Batts Evidence Must Yield Answers