Opinion

Public Sector Informant: The public service's working-from-home experiment has turned political

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
Updated October 6 2020 - 5:51am, first published August 31 2020 - 2:00pm
Nearly two-thirds of federal public servants were working from home in August. Picture: Shutterstock

The public service started a mass experiment when it sent thousands of staff to work in the safety of their homes in March and April.

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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