Noel Towell Canberra's union movement has been a sleeping giant for too long, unionists say, but they think that looming public sector job cuts could be the wake-up call it needs.
Noel Towell An Australian Federal Police employee has lost his unfair dismissal case.
Noel Towell Commonwealth departments could be sidelined from managing public servants on workers' compensation.
Noel Towell ACT taxpayers could be ''cross-subsidising'' workers' compensation payouts to federal bureaucrats, according to a new review of the Comcare insurance scheme.
Noel Towell Commonwealth workplace insurer Comcare needs tougher medical supervision of the 10,000 bureaucrats now claiming workers' compensation, according to a new report on the scheme.
Noel Towell A Canberra public servant who refused to go to work unless her boss was sacked has lost the latest round of her fight for unfair dismissal compensation.
Noel Towell Long-awaited federal laws to protect whistleblowers should not allow government employees to go ''forum shopping'' with their complaints, according to the Public Service Commissioner.
Noel Towell Administrators will move to wind up a Queanbeyan building company caught up in the disputes over ASIO's new building.
Noel Towell Public service unions have vowed to fight against an industrial tribunal decision they say threatens the job security of 25,000 Australian Taxation Office workers nationwide.
Noel Towell Public Service bosses want Canberra's government workers at the heart of the capital's centenary celebrations.
Noel Towell The man chosen to advise the Australian Catholic Church on child sex abuse says he is "not a fan" of statutory inquiries into paedophilia in the church.
Noel Towell An outbreak of ''argy bargy'' at army headquarters in Canberra three years ago has left a legal officer with a military conviction on his service record and a legal bill for tens of thousands of...
Noel Towell Politics and chivalry don't always go together, according to one Canberra government chauffeur.
Noel Towell Some "high needs" individuals in Canberra are each costing ACT taxpayers more than $1 million a year in health, justice and social services.
Noel Towell The public service workplace insurer has moved to crack down on profiteering from claims.
Noel Towell Canberra's dominant electricity retailer, ActewAGL, says it has no intention of publicly disclosing the wages paid to its top executives.
Noel Towell ACTEW managing director Mark Sullivan has launched an aggressive attack on the water pricing proposals by the territory's independent regulator.
Noel Towell The owners of Canberra Airport say the Village Building Company is unfairly trying to block an expansion.
Noel Towell and Lisa Cox Outgoing ACTEW chairman John Mackay says the water utility's managing director, Mark Sullivan, has agreed to a $140,000 pay cut in a move that is hoped will ''take the sting'' out of the controversy...
Noel Towell Outgoing ACTEW Chairman John Mackay says he is ready to step down from some of the other corporate roles he holds around Canberra.