ACT public servants not 'consumer fodder': Chief Minister Andrew Barr defends hybrid work

Miriam Webber
By Miriam Webber
Updated February 24 2022 - 8:02am, first published 5:00am
Chief Minister Andrew Barr said he rejected the idea that public servants were just "consumer fodder". Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has doubled down on the territory government's move to a hybrid work model, and defended against potential flow-on effects for businesses across Canberra's town centres.


Miriam Webber

Miriam Webber

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