Temporary personnel contracts rose in 2020 totalling more than a billion during COVID

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
January 3 2021 - 1:30pm
Despite a drop in temporary personnel contracts during 2020, figures totalled past the billion-dollar mark. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Public agencies and departments spent more on temporary workers in 2020 with contracts totalling past the billion-dollar mark, tender notices show.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.