Online right-wing extremists increased activity in pandemic: NSW Crime Commission

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
Updated February 2 2021 - 2:40am, first published February 1 2021 - 1:00pm
Members of the Proud Boys and Boogaloo movements at a "Back the Blue" rally in the United States in August last year. Picture: Shutterstock

There was a "noticeable increase" in online activity in right-wing extremist groups during lockdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the NSW Crime Commission has told a federal parliamentary inquiry.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.