Revealed: Senator Nick Xenophon, the staffer and the national security leak

By David Wroe
Updated December 9 2016 - 10:08pm, first published 12:45pm
Senator Nick Xenophon called for an inquiry into the leak despite knowing his own staffer was involved.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announces DCNS as the winning bidder for Australia's massive submarine contract.

It was shortly after midnight on August 20 when a former submariner turned political staffer stood in an Adelaide office and scanned copied pages of classified Indian submarine plans.

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