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Statement on DFAT employee Julie Delforce

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The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has serious concerns about Dr Julie Delforce's reported connections to Aussie Farms and other animal rights activist websites, and has commissioned Clayton Utz to undertake a thorough external investigation. Dr Delforce is on paid leave, in accordance with general employment law principles, while this investigation is underway. The department will not make any further comment while the matter is under investigation.

Last Updated: 19 November 2019
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