This morning we were very surprised to see a media release on community consultation from the acting Chief Minister Katy Gallagher quoting not the ACM, but a spokesperson Simon Kinsmore.
Here’s a screenshot from the emailed release:
Later today it appears there’s been a hurried effort to change the voice to that of Ms Gallagher, but whomever did the global replace had a poor understanding of whitespace:
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In addition Skidbladnir has handily highlighted the massive repetition in the release, something the professional or moderately competent avoid like the plague:
It could just be they’re having a bad day. But when in the process of making some pretty significant changes to the way the ACT functions it would be nice to see some signs that adults are in charge.
On the bright side the draft community engagement guide has turned up and is open for comment until 2 December.