Secretary for the Department of Defence Greg Moriarty and the Chief of the Defence Force General Angus Campbell have tested positive to COVID-19.
FILE PHOTO by Jay Cronan.
Both the Secretary and Chief of the Defence Force are following health guidelines and isolating at their respective homes in Canberra, ACT.
Mr Moriarty, who tested positive on Thursday 31 March 2022, is experiencing flu-like symptoms.
Associate Secretary Matt Yannopolous has been appointed Acting Secretary while the Mr Moriarty recovers.
General Campbell tested positive yesterday, 2 April 2022, and is experiencing mild symptoms.
He will carry out his duties from home while in isolation and remains in command of the Australian Defence Force.