Public service commission to review parental leave entitlements in Maternity Leave Act

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
Updated December 10 2021 - 7:03am, first published 1:30am
Public service commissioner Peter Woolcott. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The public service will review parental leave entitlements for federal bureaucrats as it looks to remain competitive in attracting staff.


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