Prime Minister Anthony Albanese promises to keep APS in the tent after meet and greet with secretaries, staff

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
Updated July 19 2022 - 5:34am, first published 1:55am
Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Glyn Davis meets Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on Monday. Picture: Prime Minister's Office.

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has promised to use the talents of public servants after meeting with bureaucrats and senior department heads in Canberra, in the latest signal the new government wants to work closely with the public service.


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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