Former Australian politician 'sold out their country', spy boss says

Miriam Webber
Updated March 1 2024 - 2:35pm, first published February 28 2024 - 8:01pm

A well-organised foreign intelligence service successfully infiltrated Australia and recruited a former politician, the country's top spy agency has revealed in its annual risk assessment.

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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