Coronavirus changes are some of public service's 'largest in 30 years'

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
Updated April 21 2020 - 8:30am, first published 1:45am
More than 1000 public servants have been redeployed from across Canberra to buildings including the Enid Lyons Building on Athllon Drive in Tuggeranong. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

COVID-19 has forced some of the largest changes inside the federal public service in at least 30 years, accelerating reforms that might have otherwise been slowed in bureaucracy, a leading public servant has said.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au

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