Relocating public service jobs from Canberra is 'absurd': Dennis Richardson

Doug Dingwall
Updated June 15 2019 - 1:15pm, first published June 11 2019 - 12:00am

Efforts to relocate public servants from Canberra are "absurd" and should target Australia's largest capital cities instead, former leading bureaucrat Dennis Richardson says.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Parliamentary bureau chief

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' parliamentary bureau chief. 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

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