Doug Dingwall, Canberra Times

Doug Dingwall

Canberra Times

Australia

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Recent:
  • Canberra Times
Past:
  • Newcastle Herald
  • The Standard
  • Daily Liberal
  • The Courier
  • The Land
  • FarmOnline
  • Brisbane Times
  • The Sydney Morning Herald

Recent articles by Doug:

Emergency management, Health and Infrastructure agencies first up for rebooted APS capability reviews

Peter Woolcott and Gordon de Brouwer say public servants will soon see tangible changes to their workplaces. → Read More

Live updates and latest news from Senate estimates

All the highlight, and lowlights, from day three of Senate estimates. → Read More

Live updates and latest news from Senate estimates

All the highlight, and lowlights, from day two of Senate estimates. → Read More

Public Eye: Mike says MOGs unalike, Barton party's starting and climate change culture conundrum

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' public service editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and has an interest in integrity, industrial relations and foreign affairs. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au → Read More

APS staffing boom as budget reveals Labor move on contractor spending

The government is growing public service staffing to its highest level in a decade. → Read More

What you need to know in the 2022 federal budget

Labor is framing its budget as a "solid" and "sensible" response to tough economic realities. It still contains... → Read More

Richard Marles absolves Defence of blame as government reveals billions in cost blowouts

A defence expert has called for a "revolution" in how Australia buys military hardware as the government details... → Read More

Lane closed on Monaro Highway at Hume after serious crash: police

Emergency services are attending a serious crash on the Monaro Highway. → Read More

APS dating scene reignited, the Return of the Career Diplomat, and Davis meets up with Codd

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' public service editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and has an interest in integrity, industrial relations and foreign affairs. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au → Read More

Veterans' Affairs Minister Matt Keogh says War Memorial will expand recognition of frontier conflicts

The War Memorial is considering how it can do more to tell the history of Australia's frontier conflicts. → Read More

'No evidence' UFOs are extra-terrestrial in origin, Defence Department talking points say

Internal documents show the Defence Department remains sceptical about the origins of unidentified aerial phenomena - the official... → Read More

National galleries and museums warn of 'impasse' after years of neglect, as Labor forms new culture policy

National institutions say their funding levels are unsustainable if they're to safeguard cultural assets and meet the public's... → Read More

ATO move to Barton throws Civic businesses into uncertainty, as union blasts agency's 'callous indifference'

The ATO's move to Barton could hit CBD businesses by removing 2000 workers from Canberra's city centre. → Read More

What we know about the developing Scott Morrison saga over secret ministerial appointments

There have been some stunning revelations in parliament this week. Here's what we know. → Read More

Is the Labor government dudding public servants with its APS superannuation bill?

Workers should be paid what they are owed, whether they're bureaucrats or not. Is Labor living up to... → Read More

Reserve Bank interest rates decision to lift cash rate by 50 points to 1.85%

The federal government admits mortgage holders face a "difficult day" bracing for more increases to their repayments. → Read More

'I'm not a political plant in the APS': former PM&C secretary Phil Gaetjens says his roles in Parliament were misunderstood

The former secretary of the Prime Minister's Department says his time working for ministers did not make him... → Read More

APS expertise needed more than ever as economic challenges hit, Jim Chalmers tells Sir Roland Wilson scholars

The Treasurer praised the "horsepower" in his department as he told future leading public servants they would play... → Read More

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese promises to keep APS in the tent after meet and greet with secretaries, staff

Unlike his predecessor, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is using every opportunity to praise the public service. → Read More

Climate bill problems 'fixable', Greens would prefer not to oppose legislation: Adam Bandt

The Greens leader says the government must be open to changes if it's to win his party's support... → Read More