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Federal Election 2022: Coalition to cut $2.7bn in spending to public sector

Sarah Basford Canales
Harley Dennett
Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Sarah Basford Canales, Harley Dennett, and Dan Jervis-Bardy · Updated May 17 2022 - 9:57am, first published 5:30am

A re-elected Coalition government would cut $2.7 billion in spending on the public service over the next four years to help repair the budget bottom line, with the Prime Minister adding he's confident well-paid senior bureaucrats can find areas to sensibly cut from.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

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 sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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