Death of a Williamtown RAAF worker lands Defence in court on criminal charges worth up to $2.5 million

Gabriel Fowler
Updated August 9 2022 - 2:06pm, first published 1:57pm
CRIMINAL CHARGES: The suicide of a RAAF worker at Williamtown base has led to the Department of Defence facing criminal charges and fines of up to $2.5million. Picture: Jonathan Carroll.

THE Department of Defence is facing fines of up to $2.5 million over the mishandling of the pyschological welfare of a worker who took his own life at RAAF Williamtown, 30 km north of Newcastle, two years ago.

Gabriel Fowler

Gabriel Fowler

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