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Noel Towell is a reporter for The Canberra Times.
Noel Towell Friday's "hostile takeover" of AusAID by Foreign Affairs was never expected to go smoothly but nobody thought DFAT public servants might want their new colleagues dead.
Noel Towell Taxpayers have been left with a bill of nearly $100 million in the past year as the cost public service workers' compensation claims continues to climb.
Noel Towell The public servant denied compo for injuries sustained in a sex session says she has moved on.
Noel Towell The ACT govt has called in its lawyers to look at allegations that it was misled by Woolworths
Noel Towell Giralang supermarket row deepens amid claims the minister and the community were misled.
Noel Towell Canberra's runaway residential rental market has cooled for the first time since the recession of the 1990s, according to official federal government figures.
Noel Towell Canberra families have seen their annual electricity bills surge by 34 per cent, or more than $460 a year on average, in the past three years according to new research by a leading charity.
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 Economists say Canberra will have to rely on its buoyant housing market as public service job cuts begin to bite.
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 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.