National Anti-Corruption Commission should be above backroom party deals, crossbenchers warn

Sarah Basford Canales
Updated November 24 2022 - 9:17am, first published November 23 2022 - 5:00pm

The fate of Australia's federal anti-corruption watchdog will be decided in the upper house as crossbenchers urge the Albanese government to work with them instead of striking a backdoor deal with the Coalition.

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 or confidential tips to

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