'Check your mates' mantra gains traction

By Deborah Cornwall
Updated June 22 2022 - 5:41pm, first published 5:32pm
John Caligari, a former commander, is involved in a successful veteran suicide prevention campaign.

A suicide prevention initiative that calls on military veterans to check in on their mates is a runaway success that resonates more powerfully than the R U OK campaign, the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide has been told.