Four Corners on ABC – This week Four Corners takes on the big consultants.
Reporters Angus Grigg and Jessica Longbottom dive into the opaque world of government consulting, where firms push ethical boundaries and cost the taxpayer billions of dollars each year: little transparency, almost no accountability.
While PwC has attracted headlines over its use of confidential government information to help its clients avoid tax, there’s been less scrutiny of one of Canberra’s biggest players: KPMG.
Through forensic examination and whistleblower accounts, Grigg and Longbottom reveal consulting giant KPMG has faced accusations of repeatedly “wasting” public money while contracted by the Department of Defence.
The investigation also reveals controversies and conflicts of interest in other firms like Deloitte, Accenture and PwC.
Shadow State reported by Angus Grigg and Jessica Longbottom airs on Monday 7 August at 8.30pm on ABC TV and from Sunday 6 August at 5pm ABC iview.
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