Advance Australia: the conservative activist group with strong Coalition ties

Sarah Basford Canales
Updated April 29 2022 - 4:13pm, first published 5:30am
Who's pulling the strings at Advance Australia?
Who's pulling the strings at Advance Australia?

Online and in the real world, disturbing lines are being crossed in 2022 with political advertising. And one deliberately opaque cashed-up right-wing group is behind the bulk of it as Australia marches towards May 21.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Politics and public sector reporter

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 or confidential tips to

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