APS funding, job security for secretaries go missing in PM's speech: academics

Doug Dingwall
Updated August 20 2019 - 6:19am, first published 4:30am

The lack of security for the most senior bureaucrats and the role governments may have had in weakening agencies were among omissions to Prime Minister Scott Morrison's speech to the bureaucracy, according to public policy researchers.

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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 doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au

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