Government plans for possible Google search exit still undefined: Senate committee

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated February 1 2021 - 8:14am, first published 8:10am
Senator Rex Patrick. Picture: Jamila Toderas

Department officials have shed little light on what the government plans to do if Google delivers on its threat to pull the plug on its search engine from Australia, a parliamentary committee has heard.


Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

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