Original article by Phillip Coorey, Tom McIlroy
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 3 : 1-Feb-18
The Federal Government has ordered an investigation into the circumstances that led to the loss of confidential documents – including many that are classified as "top secret". The major breach in security was revealed after the documents were found in two ex-government filing cabinets that were sold to a second-hand furniture store in Canberra. The documents were obtained by the ABC, and include files from the National Security Committee of Cabinet.
AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF THE PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET, AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION, AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY, AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF FINANCE, AUSTRALIAN FEDERAL POLICE, AUSTRALIAN SECURITY INTELLIGENCE ORGANISATION