Extra staff to relieve record demand at Australian Passport Office

Hannah Neale
By Hannah Neale
Updated June 9 2022 - 1:01am, first published June 8 2022 - 8:00pm
Long lines at the passport office in Sydney.

The Australian Passport Office will recruit more than 250 extra staff in an effort to address delays after a backlog of keen travellers submitted a record number of applications.


Hannah Neale

Hannah Neale


Hannah is a general reporter with The Canberra Times. She is currently covering the early breaking news shift and is ready to chase your morning headlines. Hannah started as a journalist with The Southern Highland News and The Goulburn Post before moving to the ACT. Twitter: @neale_hannah

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