Scathing ANAO report on Home Affairs' failing people smuggling surveillance contracts

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated October 12 2021 - 5:56am, first published 1:00am
Department of Home Affairs secretary Mike Pezzullo. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The federal government's people smuggling surveillance operations have been poorly managed and underdelivering for more than a decade, with at least $17 million being spent without supporting invoices, a scathing audit report has found.

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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.

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