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Canberra: where electricity is a luxury the poor can't afford

1 August 2022

7:10 AM

1 August 2022

7:10 AM

‘Where do you go?’

They are all older women, retirees from the federal and territory public services, the ASO 5 and 6 level officers who kept the wheels of government turning – carrying out the programs, and watching their section heads and directors take credit for their work.

They’re not talking about where to eat lunch.

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