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Public service continues trend of increasing casual and non-ongoing staff

EW
By Elliot Williams
December 12 2020 - 6:00pm
The public service has more casuals and non-ongoing staff than at any point in the past 20 years. Picture: Shutterstock

The public service hit its peak of non-ongoing employees over the past 20 years in 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic caused an enormous surge in casual and short-term appointments.

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Elliot Williams

Canberra Times journalist

I've been a reporter with The Canberra Times since 2017 and as a proud Canberran it's been an honour to tell the stories of my hometown. I'm currently reporting on the public service and examining the ins and outs of a very important part of our city. Email: elliot.williams@canberratimes.com.au

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