Passport Office overcharged $15.9m for priority passports, audit finds

Miriam Webber
Updated February 7 2024 - 9:40pm, first published 4:07pm

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade collected up to $15.9 million worth of fees for priority passports in the last financial year, without actually processing the documents in time, an audit report has found.

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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 miriam.webber@canberratimes.com.au

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