Budget 2021

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

Doug Dingwall
Updated May 12 2021 - 10:23am, first published May 11 2021 - 7:55pm
Finance Minister Simon Birmingham. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong
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

Parliamentary bureau chief

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' parliamentary bureau chief. He writes about government and federal politics, and has an interest in integrity, industrial relations and foreign affairs. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au

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