Greens senator repeatedly asks firm to reveal which department was implicated but question taken on notice

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The consultancy firm Deloitte stood down an employee who shared confidential government information without permission but has so far refused to reveal which government department was involved, drawing criticism from senators.

Deloitte’s leadership has told a Senate inquiry that the internal breach – which occurred at some stage in the past financial year – was not motivated by commercial gain. It was not reported to regulators as it “did not fit within the reportable framework”, Deloitte’s chief risk officer, Sneza Pelusi, said.

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