ACT losing the most public service jobs from decentralisation

Doug Dingwall
Updated November 22 2019 - 6:58am, first published November 19 2019 - 3:30am

Canberra is set to lose at least 400 public servants as federal government efforts to relocate jobs to regional areas target the national capital over Sydney and Melbourne.

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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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