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Chronic understaffing causing security, burnout risks for Australian Border Force, CPSU warns Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
October 24 2021 - 1:00pm
Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Chronic understaffing and poor working conditions are opening gaps in border security and causing staff burnout in Australian Border Force, the main public sector union has told Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews.

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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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