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Big consultancy firms call the Federal Government ‘The Dairy’ because they milk it for all it’s worth, inquiry hears

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
  • ABC

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.

Roboti 1aThe 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…

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