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Markus Mannheim edits The Public Sector Informant and writes regularly about government administration and policy.
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 A public servant who was injured while having sex during a work trip has won compensation after a five-year legal battle.
Markus Mannheim A PUBLIC servant who was injured while having sex during a work trip has won compensation after a five-year legal battle.
Markus Mannheim A LONE hacker stole the personal details of thousands of Australian military staff during an attack he conducted ''for fun''.
Markus Mannheim The federal bureaucracy continued to grow earlier this year despite the toughest crackdown on spending in more than a decade and at a time when many agencies were retrenching staff.
Markus Mannheim The federal bureaucracy continued to grow earlier this year despite the toughest crackdown on spending in over a decade, and at a time many agencies were retrenching staff.
Markus Mannheim The federal bureaucracy is struggling to rein in the number of sickies its staff take. Three of the worst offending agencies have consistently topped the public service's absence rates over the past...
Markus Mannheim A senior federal official has warned public servants to vet carefully what they say online, lest their "gossip" undermine the public's faith in the bureaucracy.
Markus Mannheim Almost half of the alleged bullying in the federal bureaucracy is thought to be based on personality differences. A further one in three cases relates to attempts to improve staff performance.
Markus Mannheim Activists have marked the 30th birthday of Australia's freedom of information laws by creating a simpler way to access government documents.
Markus Mannheim The growing number of middle managers in the federal bureaucracy has created a career "bottleneck" that drives some staff out of the public service, a research paper says.
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 Government agencies are loath to hire retrenched public servants as they regard them as duds rejected by their previous workplaces.
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.
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 The federal bureaucracy is set to tighten its belt even further as a result of extra spending cuts outlined this morning.
Markus Mannheim Could Michelle Obama save bureaucrats from the national sport of public service-bashing?
Markus Mannheim THE days of paper-pushing bureaucrats may be coming to an end because the government can no longer afford to put it off.
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.