Noel Towell Google+
Noel Towell is a reporter for The Canberra Times.
Noel Towell The ACT and federal governments will finally sign off on an $85 million plan to save Lake Burley Griffin and Canberra's other polluted waterways.
Noel Towell Parliamentary authorities had evidence of "fraud" on a catering contract for the building but did not notify police, a Senate committee has heard.
Noel Towell Free car parking for staff at Canberra's Parliament House looks safe, for at least 13 months.
Noel Towell Public Service Reporter Public servants at the government's trademark enforcement agency are being targeted by a performance management taskforce as they struggle to cope with ''unreasonable'' workloads, the public sector...
Noel Towell A group of Canberra's retired workplace activists reckons the flames never really go out.
Noel Towell Developers are in talks with the National Capital Authority for a convenience store, and other retail shops.
Noel Towell Foreign governments sitting on valuable Commonwealth land, sometimes for decades, in Canberra's diplomatic dress circle will be told to use it or lose it.
Noel Towell and Matthew Raggatt The net is closing on a Canberra building company accused of leaving home buyers in the lurch with unfinished houses.
Noel Towell Lend Lease has been cleared of ripping off small Canberra builders who worked on the city's huge ASIO building.
James Massola, Noel Towell A union push for a 12 per cent pay rise for federal public servants could cost the jobs of more than 23,000 bureaucrats or hit taxpayers with an extra $1.
Noel Towell The Australian Taxation Office’s 23,000 workers have been told by their bosses that redundancy pay-outs are not an entitlement.
Noel Towell Another group of young would-be public service recruits have had their career dreams dashed by the wave of cuts hitting government departments.
Noel Towell The public service has had another legal win in its battle against pornography in the workplace.
Peter Jean and Noel Towell Slashing public service travel budgets has saved taxpayers more than $210 million over three years.
Noel Towell Government departments are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars each month ferrying public servants around in taxis.
Noel Towell More than half of the 38 young people dumped from AusAID's graduate program last year have been offered jobs in other parts of the public service.
Noel Towell The Sydney labour hire company controlled by one of the city's crime figures made an abortive attempt to set up shop in Canberra.
Noel Towell Andrew Blyth is going to get under the skin of a few people in this town and looks like he's going to enjoy every minute of it.
Noel Towell Unions say calls by Canberra's business lobby to slash spending on public schools and hospitals are ''outrageous.''
Noel Towell Australia's defence and social welfare bureaucracies bore the brunt of Labor's spending cuts, new figures show.