Public servants working on Anzac Day 'devalues' the day of remembrance, opposition spokesperson for Veterans' Affairs Barnaby Joyce says

Miriam Webber
Updated April 23 2023 - 3:59pm, first published 2:30pm

Opposition spokesperson for Veterans' Affairs Barnaby Joyce has urged public servants to take Anzac Day off work and attend memorial services, as he renews calls for the Albanese government to make the public holiday mandatory for government employees.

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Miriam Webber

Miriam Webber

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