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Markus Mannheim edits The Public Sector Informant and writes regularly about government administration and policy.
Markus Mannheim Federal bureaucrats are so keen to demonstrate their willingness to serve the Abbott government they are changing the way they spell.
Markus Mannheim A court has paved the way for a public servant who criticised the government on Twitter to be sacked, even though she didn't reveal her name or her job to readers.
Markus Mannheim Cuts to public service budgets are fuelling bullying within the federal bureaucracy, a union says.
Emma Macdonald, Markus Mannheim The secret papers that detail how Australia Day honours are allotted will remain suppressed after a court ruled the public had no right to access them.
Markus Mannheim Most people are unaware religious schools can sack teachers who are gay or who have children outside of marriage, a survey says.
Markus Mannheim The federal government has offered the bureaucracy a slight reprieve from its austerity drive, funding an extra 1300 full-time jobs this financial year.
Markus Mannheim Government agencies are loath to hire retrenched public servants as they regard them as duds rejected by their previous workplaces.
Markus Mannheim The pipedream of the paperless office will be within reach in three years – because taxpayers can no longer afford to put it off.
Markus Mannheim Could Michelle Obama save bureaucrats from the national sport of public service-bashing?
Peter Martin, Markus Mannheim EXPERTS have expressed deep scepticism about the pledge by the Finance Minister, Penny Wong, yesterday to take an extra half a billion dollars from the public service without touching jobs.
Ross Peake, Markus Mannheim Most federal bureaucrats will no longer fly business class on the eastern seaboard - if they travel to meetings at all - under further belt-tightening for the public service unveiled by the federal...
Markus Mannheim A Sudanese woman has won a lengthy battle to change her official birth date after the Immigration Department insisted she was, in fact, a young girl.
Markus Mannheim A woman who asked for copies of her father's military records was given a bundle of papers showing he had a sexually transmitted disease and a history of misconduct.
Markus Mannheim Australia's wealthiest person wants to shift federal bureaucrats out of Canberra and base them in the bush and the country's north.
Markus Mannheim Australian workers, especially parents, are suffering from an ''unrecognised epidemic'' of tiredness, a new study suggests.
Markus Mannheim The federal bureaucracy's army of contractors and temporary employees deserve greater rights to ongoing work, the public servants' union says.
Markus Mannheim A bank manager who tried to kill himself rather than face a meeting to discuss his branch's performance has won a three-year court battle that could dramatically affect how workplaces treat their...
Markus Mannheim The federal bureaucracy's economy drive is expected to create a massive redundancies bill this financial year, as workplaces are forced to farewell staff to cut their wage budgets.
Markus Mannheim, Edmund Tadros The federal opposition believes it can save taxpayers at least $50 million a year by reining in the bureaucracy's use of consultants.
Markus Mannheim Homer Simpson once described bacon as one of his ''favourite animals''.