Anthony Albanese passes the test on new ministry, but veterans' affairs should be in cabinet

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
Updated June 1 2022 - 8:46am, first published 12:20am

Anthony Albanese's new ministry delivers on one of Labor's election campaign promises, at least in one respect.


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