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Postby HBS Guy » 08 Oct 2017, 11:59

Observers tasked with maintaining the integrity of the same-sex marriage postal survey count are subject to a confidentiality agreement that bans them from ever speaking about it publicly.

Vote counting for Australia’s voluntary non-binding same-sex marriage postal survey is under way at a Fuji Xerox office in Moorebank in Sydney’s south-west.

But representatives from the yes and no campaigns who are observing the counting are powerless to challenge disputed survey responses, and face prosecution if they speak out about irregularities in the process.

Guardian Australia has obtained copies of the confidentiality deed that all observers are required to sign, as well as guidelines that spell out their role assuring “the integrity of the count”.


https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/oct/07/same-sex-marriage-survey-count-watchers-bound-by-lifetime-secrecy

What is happening to this fucking country?
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Re: From the “Doesn’t exactly fill me with confidence” Dept

Postby HBS Guy » 12 Oct 2017, 10:54

Now this!

The public sector union has condemned moves to privatise Centrelink’s much-criticised call centre, saying it would give Serco access to vast amounts of personal information. And so it will!

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/oct/11/public-sector-union-condemns-centrelink-move-to-privatise-call-centre

All bloody neoconservative rubbish!
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