Jim Chalmers flags Labor reform agenda for public service in Treasurers Debate

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
Updated May 4 2022 - 10:04am, first published 8:20am
Labor's Jim Chalmers spars with Treasurer Josh Frydenberg in the Treasurers Debate on Wednesday. Picture: James Croucher

Labor's treasury spokesman Jim Chalmers says his party would pursue a public service reform agenda ignored by the Coalition if the opposition won government.


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

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