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DFAT Denies Memo Urging Them to Act ‘Inclusively’ in Australia Day Was Official

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has said that a memo sent to the staff prior to Australia Day encouraging them to act “inclusively” towards Indigenous Australians was not an official document and that it should not have been disseminated. It comes after the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) and other media outlets on…


DFAT Says Australia Day Inclusivity Memo Was Not ‘Official’

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has said that a memo sent to the staff prior to Australia Day encouraging them to act “inclusively” towards Indigenous Australians was not an official document and that it should not have been disseminated. It comes after the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) and other media outlets reported…


PM Defends Defence’s Delayed Exit From Chinese-Owned Data Centre

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has defended the Department of Defence’s exit from a Chinese-owned data centre. Defence made plans in 2017 to migrate all its data into a secure, government-owned facility by 2020, after the UK-based Global Switch owners sold a 49 percent stake to Chinese consortium Elegant Jubilee in Dec. 2016. However, the…