Staff pressures undermine Veterans' Affairs reforms

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
March 9 2021 - 5:00pm
Department of Veterans' Affairs secretary Liz Cosson. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Funding delays and staffing pressures have undermined a six-year, multimillion-dollar effort to improve government services for veterans, an audit of the program has revealed.


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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