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Audit office to target APS labour hire as agencies report high contractor spend

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
August 6 2021 - 10:00am
Auditor-general Grant Hehir. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos.

The national auditor will investigate the public service's use of labour hire as agencies report up to 40 per cent of their workforces includes contractors.

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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