Home Affairs pandemic 'stress test' results never reached Peter Dutton until after COVID-19: ANAO

Gerard Cockburn
Sarah Basford Canales
By Gerard Cockburn, and Sarah Basford Canales
Updated December 8 2021 - 9:39pm, first published 6:00am
Department of Home Affairs Secretary Mike Pezzullo. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Senior figures in Home Affairs failed to pass on the results of a pandemic "stress test" to then-minister Peter Dutton two years before COVID-19 first landed in the country.

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Gerard Cockburn

Gerard Cockburn

Economics Reporter

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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