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Consultants clean up as Australian Public Service stagnates

Adrian Rollins
By Adrian Rollins
Updated December 28 2019 - 9:41am, first published December 23 2019 - 5:00pm

Commonwealth spending on consultants and contractors has skyrocketed to well in excess of $1.2 billion a year as it increasingly draws on external expertise to undertake tasks once performed by public servants.

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Adrian Rollins

Adrian Rollins

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Adrian Rollins is a public service reporter for the Canberra Times

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