Budget 2021

Budget 2021: Public service jobs to grow as govt leans on agencies for recovery

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
Updated May 12 2021 - 12:23am, first published May 11 2021 - 9:55am
Finance Minister Simon Birmingham. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Public service jobs will grow as the federal government pours money into services and leans on its agencies to deliver the health and economic recovery from COVID-19.

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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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