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Public Sector Informant: Public service hierarchy faces another round of natural selection

Doug Dingwall
Updated July 8 2021 - 12:06pm, first published 12:00pm
Public service commissioner Peter Woolcott. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos
Public service commissioner Peter Woolcott. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

There's a shop in Braddon specialising in products that are, for want of a better description, so very, very Canberra. One of them is a coffee mug that says "World's Best EL1".

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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

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