Public service recruitment 'drawn-out' and 'flawed', Thodey review told

Doug Dingwall
Updated July 27 2019 - 1:46pm, first published July 19 2019 - 12:00am

Public servants have urged changes to recruitment at their workplaces, calling for an end to time-wasting hiring rounds for roles already filled by capable staff standing in for several years.

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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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