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Labour firm outsourcing 'pillaging the public purse', committee report finds

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated October 20 2021 - 6:43am, first published 1:12am
Committee chair and Labor senator Tony Sheldon. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

An overreliance on public-sector outsourcing has left the Australian public with a "degraded quality" of service as contractors "pillage the public purse", a parliamentary committee 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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