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Home Affairs security breach incident kept hidden from agencies, sources say

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated June 6 2022 - 2:44am, first published May 29 2022 - 7:30pm
Department of Home Affairs Secretary Mike Pezzullo during Senate estimates. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

A Home Affairs contractor alleged to have illegally sent a trove of high-level documents to an unsecured location has been allowed to continue working on classified projects within the public service.

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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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