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Queensland Times
Weapons training at Amberley gun rangesTHE crackle and pop of automatic weapons is likely to be heard in the area arou
Weapons training at Amberley gun ranges
Queensland Times / Posted 9 hours ago
THE crackle and pop of automatic weapons is likely to be heard in the area around Hansen's Farm this weekend, Defence Department officials have warned. As part of ongoing training, Amberley personnel will be firing blank ammunition at Hansen's Farm,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Watchdog urges reform to financial-support access for discharged soldiersit put some pressure on the system? Probably. But it will also start to force s
Watchdog urges reform to financial-support access for discharged soldiers
The Globe and Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
it put some pressure on the system? Probably. But it will also start to force some performance.” Mr. Walbourne wants the Defence department to maintain its members on its payroll until all of the pension plan documents have been signed and the... Read more
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CBC.ca
Don't force soldiers to fight repeated benefits battles: watchdogyears to recover from their injuries and return to normal duty under the existi
Don't force soldiers to fight repeated benefits battles: watchdog
CBC.ca / Posted 19 hours ago
years to recover from their injuries and return to normal duty under the existing system. If they are unable to do so, the defence department begins the release process, which could take additional time, possibly up to several months. But the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Toxic firefighting foam research 'expensive and unnecessary'so it's not a delayed response to folks who are drinking this."Six diseases lin
Toxic firefighting foam research 'expensive and unnecessary'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
so it's not a delayed response to folks who are drinking this."Six diseases linked to PFOA: US study finds The Australian Defence Department maintains there is no strong links between PFOA and serious human health effects. Queensland Health... Read more
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Aljazeera
FAST: China's great space telescope to begin operationsstation - work on which has already begun - by around 2022. China insists its
FAST: China's great space telescope to begin operations
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
station - work on which has already begun - by around 2022. China insists its programme is for peaceful purposes. The US defence department has highlighted Beijing's increasing space capabilities, and apart from civilian ambitions, China has... Read more
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News.com.au
Surprising secrets are starting to emergeoperations workers, AFP Protective Services officers, as well as Australian con
Surprising secrets are starting to emerge
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
operations workers, AFP Protective Services officers, as well as Australian contractors. OUR GOVERNMENT LOVES IT A Defence Department spokesman told news.com.au it made an important contribution to our national security. “It provides... Read more
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News.com.au
War crimes tribunal sought against ISformer State Department officials say that an attempt in late 2014 to have a le
War crimes tribunal sought against IS
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
former State Department officials say that an attempt in late 2014 to have a legal finding of genocide was blocked by the Defence Department, setting back efforts to prosecute IS members suspected of committing war crimes. "The West looks to the... Read more
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CTV News
War crimes tribunal sought against ISIS detaineesformer State Department officials say that an attempt in late 2014 to have a le
War crimes tribunal sought against ISIS detainees
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
former State Department officials say that an attempt in late 2014 to have a legal finding of genocide was blocked by the Defence Department, setting back efforts to prosecute IS members suspected of committing war crimes. "The West looks to the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Pine Gap's role in drone strikes putting Australia in danger, expert warnsthat's a totally awful thing for us to contemplate — you can't use nuclear weap
Pine Gap's role in drone strikes putting Australia in danger, expert warns
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
that's a totally awful thing for us to contemplate — you can't use nuclear weapons except in a fairly genocidal way." The Defence Department said that "the facility makes an important contribution to national security." A spokesperson said: "It... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Complicated agreement on Syriathe Russian and Syrian armies. The Americans also differ among themselves abou
Complicated agreement on Syria
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
the Russian and Syrian armies. The Americans also differ among themselves about the agreement signed with Russia. The US defence department has objected because it “mistrusts” the Russian military and is concerned about intelligence sharing with... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Turnbull meets Carter at the PentagonSecurity Dialogue at the Centre for Security and International Studies. He was
Turnbull meets Carter at the Pentagon
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 days ago
Security Dialogue at the Centre for Security and International Studies. He was welcomed to the headquarters of the US defence department with a rendition of the Australian and US national anthems, afterwards going up to praise the military... Read more
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News.com.au
PM meets Carter at the Pentagonfollowing his visit to New York for the United Nations General Assembly. He wa
PM meets Carter at the Pentagon
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
following his visit to New York for the United Nations General Assembly. He was welcomed to the headquarters of the US defence department with a rendition of the Australian and US national anthems, afterwards going up to praise the military... Read more
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CBC.ca
'Shady, secretive system': Public Safety green-lit RCMP, CSIS spying devices, documents revealnew documents reveal Public Safety Canada approved requests from the RCMP, Cana
'Shady, secretive system': Public Safety green-lit RCMP, CSIS spying devices, documents reveal
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
new documents reveal Public Safety Canada approved requests from the RCMP, Canadian Security Intelligence Service and the Defence Department granting 13 licences to an unnamed company (or companies) for the purpose of possessing, manufacturing or... Read more
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News.com.au
Shhh ... we’re not really supposed to know about thiscontacted Defence Minister Marise Payne for comment regarding Pine Gap and the
Shhh ... we’re not really supposed to know about this
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
contacted Defence Minister Marise Payne for comment regarding Pine Gap and the benefits it has for Australia. A Defence Department spokesman said the Joint Defence Facility Pine Gap facility makes an important contribution to our... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Relief centres in Selangor closed, victims allowed to go homethe number of affected residents remained at 17 people from three families. In
Relief centres in Selangor closed, victims allowed to go home
The Borneo Post / Posted 6 days ago
the number of affected residents remained at 17 people from three families. In Parit Buntar, Kerian District Civil Defence Department chief Captain Rahmat Paimin said the flood relief centre at the Kampung Nelayan community hall in Kuala... Read more
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heraldscotland
US Senate backs billion-dollar weapons sale to Saudi Arabiadirector of the bar association's governmental affairs office said in a Septemb
US Senate backs billion-dollar weapons sale to Saudi Arabia
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
director of the bar association's governmental affairs office said in a September 14 letter to Mr Murphy and Mr Paul. The Defence Department informed Congress of the proposed 1.15 billion dollar (£882 million) sale to Saudi Arabia on August... Read more
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Irish Examiner
US Senate backs billion-dollar weapons sale to Saudi Arabiadirector of the bar association's governmental affairs office said in a Septemb
US Senate backs billion-dollar weapons sale to Saudi Arabia
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
director of the bar association's governmental affairs office said in a September 14 letter to Mr Murphy and Mr Paul. The Defence Department informed Congress of the proposed 1.15 billion dollar sale to Saudi Arabia on August 8. The deal involves... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
US Senate backs billion-dollar weapons sale to Saudi Arabiadirector of the bar association's governmental affairs office said in a Septemb
US Senate backs billion-dollar weapons sale to Saudi Arabia
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
director of the bar association's governmental affairs office said in a September 14 letter to Mr Murphy and Mr Paul. The Defence Department informed Congress of the proposed 1.15 billion dollar (£882 million) sale to Saudi Arabia on August... Read more
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The Courier
Striking public servants target new submarinesdown' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of subma
Striking public servants target new submarines
The Courier / Posted 7 days ago
down' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of submarines are in the sights of a group of Defence Department public servants over a long-running row with their bosses over the nation's military technical... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Striking public servants target new submarinesdown' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of subma
Striking public servants target new submarines
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 days ago
down' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of submarines are in the sights of a group of Defence Department public servants over a long-running row with their bosses over the nation's military technical... Read more
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The Young Witness
Striking public servants target new submarinesdown' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of subma
Striking public servants target new submarines
The Young Witness / Posted 7 days ago
down' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of submarines are in the sights of a group of Defence Department public servants over a long-running row with their bosses over the nation's military technical... Read more
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Western Advocate
Striking public servants target new submarinesdown' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of subma
Striking public servants target new submarines
Western Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
down' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of submarines are in the sights of a group of Defence Department public servants over a long-running row with their bosses over the nation's military technical... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Striking public servants target new submarinesdown' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of subma
Striking public servants target new submarines
Kiama Independent / Posted 7 days ago
down' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of submarines are in the sights of a group of Defence Department public servants over a long-running row with their bosses over the nation's military technical... Read more
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Manning River Times
Striking public servants target new submarinesdown' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of subma
Striking public servants target new submarines
Manning River Times / Posted 7 days ago
down' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of submarines are in the sights of a group of Defence Department public servants over a long-running row with their bosses over the nation's military technical... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Striking public servants target new submarinesdown' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of subma
Striking public servants target new submarines
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 7 days ago
down' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of submarines are in the sights of a group of Defence Department public servants over a long-running row with their bosses over the nation's military technical... Read more
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The North West Star
Striking public servants target new submarinesdown' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of subma
Striking public servants target new submarines
The North West Star / Posted 7 days ago
down' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of submarines are in the sights of a group of Defence Department public servants over a long-running row with their bosses over the nation's military technical... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Striking public servants target new submarinesdown' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of subma
Striking public servants target new submarines
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
down' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of submarines are in the sights of a group of Defence Department public servants over a long-running row with their bosses over the nation's military technical... Read more
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The Age
Striking public servants target new submarinesAustralia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of submarines are in the sights o
Striking public servants target new submarines
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of submarines are in the sights of a group of Defence Department public servants over a long-running row with their bosses over the nation's military technical capabilities. About 40 naval engineers,... Read more
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The Border Mail
Striking public servants target new submarinesdown' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of subma
Striking public servants target new submarines
The Border Mail / Posted 7 days ago
down' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of submarines are in the sights of a group of Defence Department public servants over a long-running row with their bosses over the nation's military technical... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Striking public servants target new submarinesAustralia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of submarines are in the sights o
Striking public servants target new submarines
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of submarines are in the sights of a group of Defence Department public servants over a long-running row with their bosses over the nation's military technical capabilities. About 40 naval engineers,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Striking public servants target new submarinesdown' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of subma
Striking public servants target new submarines
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
down' of the workforce. Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of submarines are in the sights of a group of Defence Department public servants over a long-running row with their bosses over the nation's military technical... Read more
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WA Today
Striking public servants target new submarinesAustralia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of submarines are in the sights o
Striking public servants target new submarines
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
Australia's plans for a new $50 billion fleet of submarines are in the sights of a group of Defence Department public servants over a long-running row with their bosses over the nation's military technical capabilities. About 40 naval engineers,... Read more
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New Kerala
President Ghani's second India visit promises closer ties - newkerala.com #120793of the Obama administration and the following period being one of the new US pr
President Ghani's second India visit promises closer ties - newkerala.com #120793
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
of the Obama administration and the following period being one of the new US president's initial teething phase, the U.S. Defence Department may also be apprehensive about the possibility of Pakistan upping its ante in Afghanistan. President... Read more
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News.com.au
Defence runs garage sale to balance booksIt's a garage sale with a difference. The Defence Department is offloading mil
Defence runs garage sale to balance books
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
It's a garage sale with a difference. The Defence Department is offloading millions of dollars in assets from bases around the country under an Austender contract. The department's disposal and sales branch does not list Super Hornets and Land... Read more
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Calcutta News
Philippines President Duterte says Abu Sayyaf militants “hungry” to establish caliphatetwo Canadians in April and June. “They are ISIS-inspired and not actually ISIS
Philippines President Duterte says Abu Sayyaf militants “hungry” to establish caliphate
Calcutta News / Posted 9 days ago
two Canadians in April and June. “They are ISIS-inspired and not actually ISIS supported. They are just ISIS wannabes,” Defence Department spokesman Arsenio Andolong was quoted as saying. The president, who has accused of operating a death... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Turnbull 'regrets' Australian jets' involvement in deadly air strikesky over Iraq. The RAAF gave no details of the planes involved in the operation
Turnbull 'regrets' Australian jets' involvement in deadly air strike
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
sky over Iraq. The RAAF gave no details of the planes involved in the operation (Australian Defence Force: Sgt Pete) The Defence Department confirmed Australia's involvement in the US-led operation. "Australia would never intentionally target a... Read more
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The Courier
CPSU fails to drag public service minister Michaelia Cash to bargaining tableall of the different negotiations would have been impossible to satisfy. Big w
CPSU fails to drag public service minister Michaelia Cash to bargaining table
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
all of the different negotiations would have been impossible to satisfy. Big workplace ballots are under way at the giant Defence Department and the Australian Taxation Office this week and a win for the union in the commission would have given... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Syria ceasefire on brink after raids on Aleppocontrol of positions lost after US-led strikes Australian aircraft were involv
Syria ceasefire on brink after raids on Aleppo
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
control of positions lost after US-led strikes Australian aircraft were involved in the US-led coalition operation, the Defence Department confirmed on Sunday. The Syrian army said the raid had allowed Islamic State (IS) group fighters to gain... Read more
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Calcutta News
Australia admits taking part in Syrian airstrikes, denies supporting Islamic Statewhat was believed to be a Daesh fighting position that the Coalition had been t
Australia admits taking part in Syrian airstrikes, denies supporting Islamic State
Calcutta News / Posted 9 days ago
what was believed to be a Daesh fighting position that the Coalition had been tracking for some time," the Australian defence department said in a statement released on Sunday. "However, shortly after the bombing commenced, Russian officials... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
New presidential jet will make Nkandla seem like child's play - Maimaneas it is maintained.” The party had asked for the plane’s flight logs, going a
New presidential jet will make Nkandla seem like child's play - Maimane
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
as it is maintained.” The party had asked for the plane’s flight logs, going as far as asking the director general of the defence department, but had been refused access to them. Instead of spending between R2 billion and R4bn on a new jet, the... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Missing fisherman feared eaten by crocodilein the river. "In fact, the department's boat twice collided with crocodiles a
Missing fisherman feared eaten by crocodile
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 9 days ago
in the river. "In fact, the department's boat twice collided with crocodiles as the SAR operation involving firemen, Civil Defence Department personnel, police and villagers in eight boats scoured the river," he said following the SAR operation.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian jets involved in botched air strike on Syrian armycoalition operation which killed dozens of Syrian soldiers who were apparently
Australian jets involved in botched air strike on Syrian army
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
coalition operation which killed dozens of Syrian soldiers who were apparently mistaken for Islamic State fighters, the Defence Department has confirmed. Key points: Between 62 and 83 Syrian soldiers who had been fighting IS militants were... Read more
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CTV News
Mom who received 1 cent after soldier son's suicide awarded Memorial Crossby a chapter of The North Wall Riders Association, a group of motorcycle enthus
Mom who received 1 cent after soldier son's suicide awarded Memorial Cross
CTV News / Posted 10 days ago
by a chapter of The North Wall Riders Association, a group of motorcycle enthusiasts dedicated to supporting veterans. The Defence Department did not explain the about-face, saying only that the government had now determined Stark's death was... Read more
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The Border Mail
Feminist guru paid $2 million to weed out public service gender biasPrime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's department is paying a feminist "change agent
Feminist guru paid $2 million to weed out public service gender bias
The Border Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's department is paying a feminist "change agent" almost $200,000 to conduct a three-month "cultural audit" to find and weed out any unconscious bias against women. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's department is... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Honouring those who made the supreme sacrificearmy, navy or air force. The city bought the armoury property from the federal
Honouring those who made the supreme sacrifice
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 10 days ago
army, navy or air force. The city bought the armoury property from the federal government in 2004 for $2 after Canada’s defence department decommissioned it. A number of local dignitaries and veterans attended the re-dedication ceremony, which... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Honouring those who made the supreme sacrificearmy, navy or air force. The city bought the armoury property from the federal
Honouring those who made the supreme sacrifice
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 10 days ago
army, navy or air force. The city bought the armoury property from the federal government in 2004 for $2 after Canada’s defence department decommissioned it. A number of local dignitaries and veterans attended the re-dedication ceremony, which... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Honouring those who made the supreme sacrificearmy, navy or air force. The city bought the armoury property from the federal
Honouring those who made the supreme sacrifice
Welland Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
army, navy or air force. The city bought the armoury property from the federal government in 2004 for $2 after Canada’s defence department decommissioned it. A number of local dignitaries and veterans attended the re-dedication ceremony, which... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Abu Sayyaf ‘hungry for caliphate’in the south of the mainly Catholic Philippines that has claimed more than 120,
Abu Sayyaf ‘hungry for caliphate’
The Borneo Post / Posted 10 days ago
in the south of the mainly Catholic Philippines that has claimed more than 120,000 lives since the 1970s. The Philippine defence department has said there were no formal links between the group and the Islamic State which holds vast swathes of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Feminist guru paid $2 million to weed out public service gender biasPrime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's department is paying a feminist "change agent
Feminist guru paid $2 million to weed out public service gender bias
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's department is paying a feminist "change agent" almost $200,000 to conduct a three-month "cultural audit" to find and weed out any unconscious bias against women. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's department is... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Feminist guru paid $2 million to weed out public service gender biasPrime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's department is paying a feminist "change agent
Feminist guru paid $2 million to weed out public service gender bias
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 10 days ago
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's department is paying a feminist "change agent" almost $200,000 to conduct a three-month "cultural audit" to find and weed out any unconscious bias against women. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's department is... Read more
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