Are consultants making so much money from the Federal Government that they’re now treating departments as cash cows and openly dubbing it “The Dairy”?
- Henry Belot
That’s the charge from federal Labor, which confronted the big four consultancy firms — Deloitte, KPMG, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Ernst and Young — at a parliamentary inquiry on Friday.
The firms, which have won more than $1.7 billion in Federal Government business in recent years, say they are not aware of the nickname reportedly used by some Canberra-based staff who work with the Government.
The companies insist…