Senior bureaucrats send a message to the Government and the Opposition

Senate estimates hearings yesterday heard extraordinary evidence from ASIO head Duncan Lewis and the powerful Department of Home Affairs head Michael Pezzullo, in which both made it extremely clear how unhappy they were that their organisations had been dragged into the political fray by the selective leaking of classified advice to the Government — advice leaked in a way that favoured the Government's political message on border protection.

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