Notebooks covering public service career destroyed, sparking records debate

Kirsten Lawson
By Kirsten Lawson
Updated February 28 2020 - 9:15am, first published 7:30am
Outgoing Health Department secretary Glenys Beauchamp, who told a Senate inquiry she destroyed all her notebooks from her time as a public servant, pending her retirement on Friday.

Labor Senator Katy Gallagher has written to the public service commissioner asking for an investigation into outgoing Health Department secretary Glenys Beauchamp's destruction of her notes and notebooks.

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Kirsten Lawson

Kirsten Lawson

Political reporter

It's about the truth for me. That means asking questions. Then asking more questions. On the best days, we get answers.

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