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Markus Mannheim edits The Public Sector Informant and writes regularly about government administration and policy.
Markus Mannheim Public servants remain confused about what they can write on Facebook and Twitter, and regularly seek ethical advice.
Markus Mannheim The federal bureaucracy continued to grow more top-heavy last year, prompting a crackdown on the number of executives it employs.
Markus Mannheim Public servants are far less likely to work from home than other workers, despite a government push to promote telecommuting.
Markus Mannheim A pro-market research group has proposed a radical fix for the federal budget that involves abolishing two government departments and ending a range of welfare and business payments.
Markus Mannheim Australia's top bureaucrat has warned public servants to prepare for a decade of hardship.
Markus Mannheim The Public Service Commission has warned the government that its plan to pay bonuses to senior bureaucrats is problematic.
Markus Mannheim Public servants across Australia may be forgiven for feeling a little unloved in these austere times.
Markus Mannheim The Parliamentaay Budget Office's post-election report shows many of its costings of Coalition policies were of "low" or "medium" reliability only.
Markus Mannheim The federal bureaucracy is recruiting and retrenching public servants in apparent defiance of the government's staffing policies.
Markus Mannheim The public service appears to be growing more secretive under the Abbott government after the Treasury shielded its first brief for Joe Hockey from public scrutiny.
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 Public Service Editor Federal bureaucrats are so keen to demonstrate their willingness to serve the Abbott government that they are changing the way they spell.
Markus Mannheim Public servants are confused about how to write the now highly politicised word 'program' (or is that 'programme'?).
Markus Mannheim A Canberra ethicist says career networking is akin to bribery; an immoral attempt to gain an illegitimate advantage over others.
Markus Mannheim One of Prime Minister Tony Abbott's first acts – the reported dismissal of three department heads – will cost his government almost $2 million in payouts.
Markus Mannheim Comment: Once again, the federal bureaucracy is poised to upend itself to suit a PM's whims.
Markus Mannheim Comment: Should we pity public servants in the wake of the election?
Stephanie Anderson and Markus Mannheim Public servants have a ''special job'' and should be unsurprised if they are disciplined - even sacked - for criticising the government, an employment law specialist says.
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 Federal government workplaces are expected to cull more than 4000 jobs over the next 11 months.