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Watch out, Morrison, or you’ll fail the ‘pub test’ and be out of a job

The Australian prime minister has been criticised for his handling of another issue regarding women in government

Byron Kaye

A former CEO of Australia’s postal service accused prime minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday of humiliating her when she was forced to quit her job. She made her comments at a senate inquiry that could stir controversy about mistreatment of women in government.

Christine Holgate quit government-owned Australia Post last November after her disclosure that she had given four employees luxury Cartier watches as a reward for bringing in a lucrative deal to allow banking in post offices.

As a public backlash mounted over the ostentatious choice of bonus, the prime minister joined in the criticism of Holgate...

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