Federal Budget 2022: Defence diverts $9.9 billion to cyber 'strike back' capabilities

Harley Dennett
Updated March 29 2022 - 8:17pm, first published 7:30pm

Australia's spies and digital warriors will receive the biggest individual boost in a khaki-tinged federal budget on Tuesday.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Public Service Editor

Former federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered eight budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.

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