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Public servants at Agriculture and Education departments rushed back to offices after minister Ben Morton's work-from-home warning

Doug Dingwall
Karen Barlow
By Doug Dingwall, and Karen Barlow
Updated November 26 2021 - 6:54am, first published 1:20am
Public Service Minister Ben Morton. Picture: Jamila Toderas

Public servants have been told to rush back to offices as federal departments bring forward the end of COVID work-from-home arrangements, in what the main public sector union describes as a "spooked and cavalier response" to Coalition government calls for a return to workplaces.

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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

Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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