Strike hard at defence cover-ups

A cover-up culture in parts of the Australian defence force won't be cleansed until obfuscations over the Joint Strike Fighter disaster are properly dealt with.

Never underestimate the skills of those who cover-up sins or mistakes in large organisations. Facing the problem and taking the necessary early actions is a management technique that works, albeit one that is often not used because it can involve career setbacks.

In theory, the forces in large organisations that develop cover-ups into an art form should be exposed in both the abuses Royal Commission and the defence inquiry.

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