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

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
Updated July 8 2021 - 2:06am, first published 2:00am
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".


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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