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Public Eye | How the federal budget affects your APS agency, Department of Agriculture lifeline, and Defence's submarine budget

Sarah Basford Canales
Miriam Webber
Updated May 15 2023 - 4:11pm, first published 5:30am

It's the most fiscal time of the year. The federal budget has been and gone, and here's hoping it was good to you.

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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

Miriam Webber

Miriam Webber

Public service and politics reporter

I report on the public service and politics for the Canberra Times. Reach me at

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