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Monday, July 07, 2008

Chicken little sighted in Canberra

Dennis Atkins in the Courier Mail says Federal Cabinet will today consider Minister Faulkner's submission on Freedom of Information reform, with strong public service advice that removing "ministerial discretion to block the release of documents, .. could threaten the Cabinet system of government and even weaken intelligence ties with foreign powers." Wonder they didn't add the sun will not rise, the earth will not turn, and other similar arguments that have been running for the last 30 years.

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