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ADF chief defends 'prey' comments to cadets

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated March 4 2021 - 12:31am, first published March 2 2021 - 4:30pm
Chief of Defence Force General Angus Campbell at a graduation parade at RAAF Base Wagga Wagga. Picture: Department of Defence

The nation's top military officer has defended telling first-year cadets not to make themselves "prey" to sexual predators by being out late, alone, drunk and "attractive".

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.

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