Opinion

A fish rots from the head: why is ADF top brass still here?

By Glenn Kolomeitz and Arthur Rorris
Updated March 23 2021 - 12:37pm, first published December 4 2020 - 6:00am
A fish rots from the head: why is Army's top brass still here?

The Chief of the Defence Force was very quick to threaten the cancellation of the Meritorious Unit Citation currently worn by some 3000 serving and former soldiers. He was far less expedient in considering administrative action involving the chain of command and even slower in addressing the accountability of the senior leadership. As the saying goes, "A fish rots from the head".

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