The cost of consulting: Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers earn $813m as government cracks the whip

By Sarah Basford Canales
July 10 2023 - 4:03pm
Finance Minister Katy Gallagher has promised to crack down on consultants and restore the Australian Public Service. Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong. Graphic by Douglas Lima.
Finance Minister Katy Gallagher has promised to crack down on consultants and restore the Australian Public Service. Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong. Graphic by Douglas Lima.

Earnings for the country's top-yielding consultancies have nearly halved in the Labor government's first full financial year in office, dropping below the billion-dollar mark for the first time in four years.

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