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TikTok banned at nearly 70 federal government agencies as 'patchwork approach' raises concern

Sarah Basford Canales
Updated March 7 2023 - 4:01pm, first published 5:30am
Home Affairs Minister Clare O'Neil. Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong
Home Affairs Minister Clare O'Neil. Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong

Nearly half of federal government agencies have now banned the use of popular app TikTok while the Albanese government awaits further security advice in the wake of bans overseas by Australia's closest allies.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Politics and public sector reporter

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.

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