Home Affairs has a contract with Breakthrough Media for communications, training and research services.
Breakthrough Media hosted a community workshop on 30 April.
The workshop objective was to build participants' confidence and capacity to use social media and participate in online discussions.
The Australian Government was a known sponsor of the workshop and Home Affairs staff attended.
The Saturday Paper was advised of the above prior to publishing the article "Dutton's Secret Propaganda Unit" on 9 June 2018.
Furthermore, the Department does not undertake covert unattributable communication activity.