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Noel Towell is a reporter for The Canberra Times.
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 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.
Noel Towell The Abbott government says it takes very seriously revelations of bikie gangs rorting millions from Commonwealth fuel subsidies.
Noel Towell Hundreds of Australian Taxation Office top brass soaked up $100,000 of five-star luxury at Canberra's Realm Hotel in March.
Noel Towell A firm linked to an outlaw bikie gang used Australian Air Force fuel supplies in a diesel subsidy fraud that may have cost the Commonwealth millions of dollars, authorities have been told.
Noel Towell A terrified Department of Human Services public servant has left Canberra in the wake of last year’s chainsaw attack at the department’s Tuggeranong offices.
Noel Towell Trucking companies controlled by criminal bikies have defrauded the Commonwealth of millions of dollars in fuel rebates, according to a Taxation Office investigation.
Noel Towell An ACT public servant’s sore knee has re-opened up the battle over what constitutes a public sector workplace injury.
Noel Towell The quality of Australia's $500 million aid effort to Indonesia is at risk from a "stampede" of local workers fleeing a "crippling work environment" imposed by Foreign Affairs bosses in Canberra,...
Noel Towell The Defence Department’s publicity battalion has called in reinforcements from the private sector, spending hundreds of thousands of taxpayers’ dollars on consultants for public relations...
Noel Towell The Prime Minister's cash-strapped Public Service Department has been paying consultants $20,000 a month to advise on how to slash its workforce.
Noel Towell It's not an easy thing - walking away from seven decades of history for Canberra's military services community.
Noel Towell and Phillip Thomson Canberra braces for a "black day" with the Abbott government's first budget set to hit the city hard.