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

Doug Dingwall
Updated June 1 2022 - 6:46pm, first published 10:20am

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

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Parliamentary bureau chief

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' parliamentary bureau chief. He writes about government and federal politics, and has an interest in integrity, industrial relations and foreign affairs. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award for his reporting. Contact him on

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