A casualty of Afghan war: being fair dinkum

By Daniel Flitton
Updated November 9 2012 - 5:41am, first published December 9 2010 - 3:15am
"I'm always very careful" ... Senator Brown.

AUSTRALIA'S leaders have not been fair dinkum with the Australian people about the war in Afghanistan, to parrot a bit of slang loved by Kevin Rudd. That much is now plain.