Spending spans topics from cybercrime to domestic violence, including $12.9m on the Positive Energy campaign in lead-up to Cop26

Taxpayers are paying at least $59m for major government advertising campaigns to run in the lead-up to the 2022 election.

The campaigns span the topics of cybercrime and online safety, the jobtrainer program, domestic violence, recruiting a carer workforce and, most controversially, climate change, as the government seeks to explain its road to Damascus conversion on the net zero by 2050 target.

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