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Noel Towell is a reporter for The Canberra Times.
Noel Towell Human Services bureaucrats notch up three weeks of no-shows in the past financial year.
Noel Towell Treasury bureaucrats are being offered payouts of up to $134,000 to walk away from their jobs as the department resorts to redundancies to try to balance its budget.
Noel Towell Labor's federal caucus has had a "nasty factional brawl over the spoils of defeat", says former chief minister Jon Stanhope.
Noel Towell Economists say Canberra will have to rely on its buoyant housing market as public service job cuts begin to bite.
Noel Towell A New Zealand man who has not been to Australia for seven years has failed in a bid to claim this country's baby bonus.
Noel Towell Australia's welfare system is facing a customer service crisis with Centrelink call centres taking up to 16 minutes to answer phones and tens of thousands of cases waiting months to be reviewed.
Noel Towell and Tom McIlroy ACT’s minister for animal welfare backs Canberra’s RSPCA amid the fallout from resignation of chief executive Michael Linke.
Noel Towell and Tom McIlroy Workers at Canberra's RSPCA say they tried to raise alleged problems at the group's Weston Creek compound in 2010.
Matthew Raggatt, Noel Towell and Tom McIlroy The chief executive of the RSPCA ACT Michael Linke has announced he is leaving the organisation.
Noel Towell A woman who said that years of sexual harassment in the air force contributed to a psychological illness has failed in her bid for compensation.
Noel Towell The ACT government sacked 16 of its bureaucrats last year for breaching its public service code of conduct.
Noel Towell The Canberra Institute of Technology owes an apology to victims of workplace bullying there over the years, according to the territory's Public Service Commissioner.
Noel Towell A group of long-term Canberra public housing tenants have failed in a legal bid to buy their inner-south homes.
Noel Towell Allowing middle-class tenants in public housing to buy their homes to avoid eviction is wrong, says the REIA.
Noel Towell Public Service Reporter Thousands of public servants displaced by the axing of their departments will not have their pay and conditions slashed - for now, according to the federal government.
Noel Towell One of Canberra's leading restaurateurs is planning a property investment that takes a tradition from the city's early days and drags it into the 21st century.
Noel Towell Middle-class public housing tenants marked for eviction under an ACT government crackdown are simply buying their homes from the housing department rather than move out.
Noel Towell The boss of Canberra's Havelock Housing Association helped organise a Liberal Party election campaign event two weeks before Senate candidate Zed Seselja pledged $130,000 of taxpayers' money to the...
Noel Towell The ACT Labor government's latest crack at legislating for same-sex marriage feels like a new production of a much loved classic.
Noel Towell Bosses have been warned of the psychological impact on workers of the staffing cuts in the wake of the Coalition's election victory.