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Two senior public service chiefs fired by Albanese

Written by Javed Iqbal

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has begun cleaning up the public sector by replacing two coalition-affiliated department heads.

DFAT Secretary Kathryn Campbell has lost her job and will be replaced by veteran diplomat Jan Adams.

Simon Atkinson will be replaced by former Victorian public servant Jim Betts at the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts.

The five-year appointments begin from next month.

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