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Noel Towell Canberra builder Ply had debts of more than $42 million, much of it to hundreds of small builders and tradesmen in Canberra, when it collapsed in March, the Federal Court has heard.
Noel Towell A US-style "free market" approach should be used to allocate land to Canberra's international embassies, according to Canberra MP Gai Brodtmann.
Noel Towell New information-sharing powers for public service bosses will mean federal government workers face more scrutiny of their behaviour, attendance and even web browsing.
Noel Towell The ACT govt says Canberra's univs will benefit from a new program to promote the tertiary sector.
Noel Towell A tribunal has ruled that public service managers can use ''robustness'' without being labelled bullies.
Noel Towell The YWCA of Canberra has had enough of Connie Parkes and her children.
Noel Towell A former Canberra public servant has lost a bid for workers' compensation lodged 30 years after she allegedly witnessed a fatal workplace accident.
Noel Towell Exemptions from new whistleblowing laws could give Australia's intelligence agencies “a 007 licence to kill” approach, according to one of the nation's leading public sector corruption...
Noel Towell Liberal Senate candidate Zed Seselja has hit back at the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union after its local branch declared it would actively campaign against him in the federal election.
Noel Towell A cull of dozens of senior ATO officials has left junior staff to "match wits" against vastly more experienced corporate tax experts, according to a public sector union.
Noel Towell Union threatening to take legal action in its dispute with the government's biggest department over the ''casualisation'' of its workforce.
Noel Towell The Richards brothers wish they'd never heard of the National Portrait Gallery or John Holland Group, the national construction company that built the institution.
Noel Towell Public Service Reporter A Canberra public servant who claims she was bullied by one-on-one counselling sessions with her manager has lost the latest round of her legal fight for workers' compensation.
Noel Towell Shadow treasurer Joe Hockey says the loss of 12,000 public service jobs in Canberra would be just a "starting point" in the first two years of a Liberal government.
Noel Towell The liquidator of collapsed betting agency Sports Alive says he is surprised by the ACT Ombudsman's decision to clear the territory's gambling authority for its alleged oversight of the bookie.
Noel Towell Canberra’s public sector workers have enjoyed the nation's second highest wage growth in the past 12 months according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Noel Towell Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan's sixth budget has no big election-year sweeteners.
Peter Jean, Noel Towell and Tom McIlroy Skywhale was rushed to Britain several weeks ago, to ensure it would be ready for its public debut.
Noel Towell Public Service Reporter Australia's federal crime fighting agencies still have work to do in complying with the law when using electronic surveillance on suspects, according to the Commonwealth Ombudsman.
Noel Towell and Larissa Nicholson ACT taxpayers are paying at least $100,000 more than the territory government has admitted for the controversial Skywhale hot-air balloon.