JobSeeker numbers show Canberra is not insulated from nation's economic problems

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
Updated April 14 2021 - 2:14pm, first published August 16 2020 - 5:00pm
Queues at Centrelink's office in Woden after COVID-19 restrictions started in March. Picture: Karleen Minney



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

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