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Public service racks up $500 million consultancy bill in eight months

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
March 7 2022 - 6:30pm
Public Service Minister Ben Morton. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Consultancy bills within the public service have soared past the half-billion dollar mark in eight months as the federal government deals out $2 million a day to the big accounting firms.

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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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