Ok, let’s see if I understand the basic premise of this Government video.
In its drive to eradicate discrimination and bias from its hiring practices, the Federal Government undertakes a trial of a recruiting process designed to remove it.
The trial does indeed identify discrimination and bias in the public service hiring practices, just not the ‘incorrect’ type.
In a response to the unexpected result, the government cancels a plan to instigate this anti-discrimination process, warning everyone that it might actually remove discrimination (the ‘correct’ type).
In a final master stroke of double speak, despite finding reverse discrimination, the government assures us that we are still guilty of the ‘wrong’ sort of discrimination, they just haven’t found it…yet!
Be assured though, they’ll keep looking for the problem that results in their predetermined ‘correct’ answer.
The only surprising aspect of this whole thing is that it was authored in 2016, not 1984.
The whole report: