'Not our role': Govt confusion over who tackles foreign interference ahead of federal election

Sarah Basford Canales
Updated July 31 2021 - 1:57pm, first published 4:00am
Labor senator Jenny McAllister. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos
Labor senator Jenny McAllister. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

It's still no clearer which area of government would be in charge of tackling a targeted disinformation campaign by a foreign actor in the upcoming federal election.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Politics and public sector reporter

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.

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