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Anthony Albanese declines to promise higher public service wages, but vows to task Treasury and Finance with weeding out waste and 'rorts'

Finn McHugh
Doug Dingwall
By Finn McHugh, and Doug Dingwall
Updated May 15 2022 - 7:13pm, first published 1:30am

Labor leader Anthony Albanese has declined to promise higher public servant wages but says his party would revitalise the federal bureaucracy while putting the Treasury and Finance department to work in weeding out "rorts" and waste.

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Finn McHugh

Finn McHugh

Federal Political Reporter

Finn McHugh has been federal political reporter for The Canberra Times since July 2021. He joined the Canberra Press Gallery in 2019 where he was executive producer of Sky News's AM Agenda, before joining NCA NewsWire as a federal political reporter. He has previously interned at the Kuwait Times.

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

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