Mark Dreyfus introduces new secrecy offence for public servants

Miriam Webber
Updated November 21 2023 - 5:53pm, first published 12:00pm

A proposed new secrecy offence for federal public servants who disclose confidential information will consolidate complex secrecy laws, the Albanese government says, while critics say it "goes too far".

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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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