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Markus Mannheim edits The Public Sector Informant and writes regularly about government administration and policy.
Markus Mannheim Each asylum seeker who tries to reach Australia on a boat could cost taxpayers almost half a million dollars, the latest budget data suggests.
Markus Mannheim A PNG politician says asylum seekers detained on Manus Island have appeared in a pornographic film with local girls.
Markus Mannheim The federal bureaucracy's use of Twitter is growing rapidly, but analysts say the government should do less "talking at" and more "talking with".
Markus Mannheim The latest budget papers suggest the government could shed more than 17,000 jobs in three years.
Markus Mannheim, Michael Inman A dispute between two companies that train public servants has revealed the lucrative market value of top-secret security clearances.
Markus Mannheim The federal bureaucracy must learn to deal effectively with unmotivated and incompetent staff, a series of reviews has found.
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.