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Get with the program

Sydney Morning Herald Wednesday 2nd October, 2013

Federal bureaucrats are so keen to demonstrate their willingness to serve the Abbott government they are changing the way they spell. It is understood senior staff in some departments began changing ''program'' to ''programme'' in their briefs for incoming ministers, even before they were sworn in. There is now widespread confusion in Canberra about how to write the highly politicised word. Prime Minister Tony Abbott's office said it had not told the public service to alter the spelling.


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