The newest members of the APS helping job seekers through coronavirus

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
Updated May 11 2020 - 2:57am, first published May 10 2020 - 2:30pm
Public service graduates have been redeployed to help Services Australia process welfare claims. From left, Tay Zastrow, Jack Thompson and Nechama Basserabie. Picture: Jamila Toderas

By morning on Monday March 23, queues were snaking from Centrelink offices around the country. The night before, Prime Minister Scott Morrison had announced Australia's toughest COVID-19 restrictions yet.

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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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