04 June 2009

Australia Defence Minister resigns

Today Australian Defense Minister Joel Fitzgibbon (ALP - Hunter, NSW) resigned reports the Sydney Morning Herald here. In recent months Fizgibbon has been plagued with an array of issues including payroll problems with Australia's special forces. Fitzgibbon discussed the payroll problems in March with Australian Broadcasting Corp. Radio National's Fran Kelly. The transcript can be found here.

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