The disclosure of G20 world leaders’ data by Australia is a “huge embarrassment”, shadow immigration minister Richard Marles said on Tuesday, as he called on the government to explain why leaders were not notified of the breach at the time.

The Guardian revealed on Monday that the passport and visa details of G20 leaders attending the summit in Brisbane were accidentally disclosed by the Australian immigration department after an employee mistakenly sent an email to a member of the organising committee of football’s Asian Cup.

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