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Noel Towell is a reporter for The Canberra Times.
Noel Towell The Defence Department has told it 20,000 public servants that they should expect a long wait for wage talks to begin.
Noel Towell Adelaide is emerging as the safe haven of choice for senior Commonwealth bureaucrats sacked by the federal government.
Primrose Riordan and Noel Towell Public servants on maternity leave and new graduates from the Treasury Department are being forced to apply for their own jobs.
Noel Towell The CSIRO has paid lawyers $4.5 million to investigate bullying allegations that dogged the organisation for years but without a single instance of workplace bullying recorded.
Noel Towell Australian soldiers, sailors and Air Force personnel may be facing the same below-inflation wage offer as their civilian Defence Department counterparts.
Noel Towell The workplace tribunal has put the brakes on a plan by the Australian Taxation Office to sack dozens of staff who keep tabs on the country's $500 billion in self-managed superannuation funds.
Noel Towell One of Canberra’s parliamentary departments has a job vacancy that's so good, it doesn't want to tell the rest of the Australian Public Service about it.
Noel Towell The federal government has offered tens of thousands of public servants at its biggest department a pay deal that is nearly 2 per cent below inflation.
Primrose Riordan and Noel Towell New paid parking laws and security restrictions are being blamed for the potential closure of childcare services at Parliament House.
Noel Towell The University of Canberra has become the first Australian university to offer a profit-share scheme to its staff.
Noel Towell A NSW maintenance engineer faces up to five years in jail and his bosses could be fined $3 million over the death of a young Canberra building worker two years ago.
Noel Towell and Primrose Riordan Foreign governments who have been sitting for decades on a little piece of Australia in Canberra's diplomatic precinct will soon be sent a blunt warning: use it or lose it.
Noel Towell and Ben Butler The Australian Taxation Office's internal culture is so poor that its ability to do its job is in danger, according to a scathing internal report.
Noel Towell Canberra’s tallest building, Lovett Tower in Woden, looks to be heading for a genteel retirement; a possible conversions into an aged-care facility after its last public servant packs up their...
Noel Towell The motorists of Weston Creek and Canberra’s new Molonglo suburbs have endured more than two years of roadworks misery on Cotter Road.
Noel Towell The Department of Social Services has defended the $55 million budget for the fit-out of its new Tuggeranong building, saying the proposed spend is about right by recent public service standards.
Noel Towell Canberra's struggling commercial property market has been dealt another blow.
Noel Towell Thousands of Defence Department public servants have had their workplace counselling services axed.
Noel Towell The federal government says it is up to the private sector to breathe commercial life into Canberra's Parliamentary Triangle.
Noel Towell Public service bosses at the Department of Social Services want to spend $55 million on a ''gold-plated, Rolls-Royce'' fit-out job for their new offices in Canberra’s south.