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Noel Towell is a reporter for The Canberra Times.
Noel Towell Bid for more compensation knocked back
Noel Towell Public servants who fight organised crime for the Australian Crime Commission✓ have been asked to give up any pay rises for the next three years.
Noel Towell A ballot will be used to allocate precious spaces to DFAT public servants.
Noel Towell Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce is being blamed for torpedoing a modest pay rise for public servants at the government's grains research body.
Noel Towell Defence needs systems to stop the rorting, says Xenophon.
Noel Towell The federal government has failed in a legal bid to deny compensation to a Commonwealth chauffeur who hurt her shoulder carrying heavy bags for former defence minister Stephen Smith✓ while he...
Noel Towell A former Canberra public servant who has had more than 500 taxpayer-funded physiotherapy sessions is taking legal action to keep the treatment going.
Noel Towell Research veteran says Australian women scientists face generations of missing out on top research jobs at the CSIRO “boys' club”.
Noel Towell Casual workers at federal government call centres around Australia are the latest group of public servants facing cuts to wages and conditions.
Noel Towell Public servants will live almost four years longer, on average, than other workers, according to new research.
Noel Towell The debate over the name of Haig Park in Canberra’s inner-north has gone international.
Noel Towell Federal privacy authorities have been called in after Centrelink left full personal and financial details of clients lying around at a Brisbane suburban railway station last month.
Noel Towell A Canberra psychologist has lost his legal bid for the freedom to call for the criminalisation of gay sex and to legalise discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Noel Towell Up to 45 Treasury department public servants were told on Wednesday they were out of a job.
Noel Towell The axe is hanging over the jobs of another 8000 public servants at the Australian Taxation Office.
Noel Towell A move by residents of Canberra's inner north to rename a local park looks set to re-open the bitter 100-year debate over Australian casualties in World War I.
Noel Towell The federal Finance Minister says the retirement dreams of 160,000 public servants are safe with the Coalition government.
Noel Towell The federal government wants to strip the legal guarantees away from the generous retirement benefits of its tens of thousands of public servants.
Noel Towell The loss of Canberra’s dedicated Fair Work Commissioner could not come at a worse time for the city’s workers or their bosses, the ACT government says.
Noel Towell Canberra's cold snap has been accompanied by another icy blast for more than 100,000 of the city’s households who will see their gas bills soar.