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Noel Towell

Noel Towell is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Former ACT Liberal senator Gary Humphries to be appointed to Administrative Appeals Tribunal

Noel Towell Attorney-General George Brandis to announce former Senate colleague for $460,000-a-year job on the federal tribunal.

Katy Gallagher: the impossible princess of ACT politics

Katy Gallagher: Likely to be selected unopposed as the next Labor Senate candidate for the ACT.

Noel Towell If Katy Gallagher always seemed that little bit different from most politicians it could be because for the first half of her political career, it looked like she wasn't really trying.  

Katy Gallagher resigns: Meegan Fitzharris most likely to her spot - if she wants it

Noel Towell and Kirsten Lawson There is one woman who is most likely to take Katy Gallagher's spot - but only if she wants it.

Claims Goulburn police academy recruits unprepared to use firearms

Teachers at the Police Academy say recruits are being left dangerously unprepared for crime-fighting duties.

Noel Towell Lives are being put at risk on NSW streets because of a dumbing-down of teaching programs at the state's Police Academy, according to insiders at the training college.

Private car parks on the way, but don't expect cheaper rates

The first day of paid parking caused problems for public servant Emilie
Rohan, who was forced to call the help line when the parking machine ate her coins.

Noel Towell Private sector moves into national precinct parking market.

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Car no longer king as free parking ends

National Capital Authority chief Malcolm Snow tries a newly installed parking ticket machine outside the National Library.

Noel Towell National Capital Authority chief Malcolm Snow says parking in Canberra's Parliamentary Triangle changes forever from Wednesday morning.

Canberra Costco to open petrol station

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Fleta Page and Noel Towell Canberra petrol could soon get considerably cheaper with Costco to open a petrol station next to its Majura Park store.

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Superannuation guarantee a matter of trust: experts

Noel Towell Government and union claims should be treated with scepticism, academics say.

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Carol Mills plans retail revolution for Parliament's shop

Carol Mills in the Parliament House Gift Shop with some Canberra made products.

Noel Towell Canberra products seen as the key to turning around Parliament's struggling shop.

APS commissioner denies freeze on hiring

Noel Towell But recruitment "arrangements" are beginning to bite, says Sedgwick.

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Telstra takes over Medicare, Centrelink call centres

Noel Towell Telstra will start taking over Centrelink and Medicare call centre services from the federal government in six weeks.

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Tony Abbott's indigenous takeover in 'disarray'

Noel Towell PM's Indigenous Affairs group in "the doldrums".

Bosses tell triangle public servants they're on their own with parking fees

Tough luck: Finance workers at the John Gorton Building will not be getting any parking subsidies.

Noel Towell No help from above for thousands of bureaucrats.

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Tribunal backs government insurer's decision to stop paying for public servant's physiotherapy

Noel Towell Tribunal backs insurer to cease paying for treatment.

The great public service redundancy rip-off

It pays: to make sure calculations have been correctly done before signing for redundancy.

Noel Towell Departing bureaucrats urged to double-check their offers.

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'Third way' for government services wins Kevin Andrews's approval

Noel Towell Public servants should form their own co-operatives and bid for the right to provide government health, education, welfare and even emergency services, according to a new report that has won the...

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Why the ATO is losing the battle against the "transnationals" -

Noel Towell Google, Starbucks and Ikea cashing in on reduced ATO ability to make them pay.

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Exile on Childers Street for 'excess' Treasury public servants

The Treasury Building in Parkes on King Edward Terrace.

Noel Towell The 35 public servants who have lost their jobs at Treasury have been sent into offices in Civic.

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Sex offender has parole hearing a week before facing court on murder charge

Noel Towell and Michael Inman Parole hearing just days before trial.

Respect and diversity workshop left me with PTSD, claims public servant

Noel Towell Bid for more compensation knocked back