Margot McCarthy

McCarthy’s new challenge: from centre of national security to aged care policy

Margot McCarthy National security is a pretty big deal for the Abbott government, but the prime minister's department will be doing without one of its top experts in the field from now on as she takes charge of aged care policy. Former National Security Adviser Margot McCarthy, whose title changed to associate secretary shortly after the Coalition won the 2013 election, has now taken a slight demotion to deputy secretary at the Department of Social Services. Read More