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Doug Dingwall is a reporter for The Canberra Times covering the public service and politics.

Canberra Now: Dog ban's consequences; and Berry denies blocking visits

Canberra Now: Dog ban's consequences; and Berry denies blocking visits

Plus university to escape stamp duty; and hot weather's sting for wasps.

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Canberra Now: Fullback's no-fear mindset, and West Side Story's capital stop

Canberra Now: Fullback's no-fear mindset, and West Side Story's capital stop

Plus Canberra's biting the dust, and ANU research uncovers a reptilian marvel.

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Man receives serious leg injuries in Northbourne Flats demolition

Man receives serious leg injuries in Northbourne Flats demolition

Emergency services took the man to hospital in a stable condition after firefighters cut him from a skid-steer loader.

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Home Affairs refers leak of Phelps bill advice to AFP

Home Affairs refers leak of Phelps bill advice to AFP

The department found itself at the centre of a political debate that raised questions about the neutrality of security agencies.

  • by Doug Dingwall
Centrelink spending more on 'robo-debt', nearly one million letters sent

Centrelink spending more on 'robo-debt', nearly one million letters sent

The welfare agency has doubled down on the methods at the centre of its maligned "robo-debt" program.

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Conflict of interest warning as MPs weigh bid to ease APVMA strain

Conflict of interest warning as MPs weigh bid to ease APVMA strain

A Coalition attempt to unclog the pesticides authority's workload risks backfiring, the main public sector union says.

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Coalition's planned corruption watchdog needs more staff: union

Coalition's planned corruption watchdog needs more staff: union

The new integrity commission body will need a footprint across more capital cities, the main public sector union says.

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Watchdogs move to protect turf from national integrity commission

Watchdogs move to protect turf from national integrity commission

Federal agencies overseeing public spending and Australia's spy agencies fear losing their independence with the creation of a crossbench-proposed national integrity commission.

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Stable APVMA workforce more important than decentralisation: report

Stable APVMA workforce more important than decentralisation: report

The Labor-dominated inquiry said the fall-out from the pesticides authority's move to Armidale risked harming the agency's work for five years.

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Newly-honoured APS trailblazer Helen Williams defied stereotypes

Newly-honoured APS trailblazer Helen Williams defied stereotypes

A Treasury secretary once asked her to 'play mother' at a meeting. She went on to become the public service's first female departmental head.

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Cyclist injured in collision with Mike Pezzullo near Parliament House

Cyclist injured in collision with Mike Pezzullo near Parliament House

ACT police investigated the crash but laid no charges after considering evidence.

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