PHILLIP THOMSON 3:41pm Comments about overtime spark email to 34,000 staff.
Richard Mulgan Opinion The state-sanctioned victimisation of asylum seekers is an evil that dare not speak its name.
John Wilson Even a little white lie in a resume could lead to an APS code of conduct investigation, or worse.
Paddy Gourley Opinion The Business Council chief is at it again, telling the public service what it doesn't need to hear.
David Smith Opinion Defence was warned repeatedly against shedding technical staff, yet that is what it is doing.
Public Eye Opinion The Indigenous Affairs Minister must not allow concerns about media commentary to hide a governance disaster.
Stephen Bartos Opinion The bureaucracy is a great place to work - when its leaders are prepared to take risks.
Jennifer Wyborn, Jacqueline Jago We put your workplace problems to an employment lawyer and an executive coach. Send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michael Smith The G20 summit is Australia's chance to begin addressing its poor productivity performance.
PHILLIP THOMSON 8:17am Human Services says it's a leader in workplace diversity.
PHILLIP THOMSON 11:30pm George Brandis's former top public servant says the bureaucracy needs to broaden its advice.
NOEL TOWELL 7:31pm Australia's Parliamentary Services boss to defy "campaign" to deny her the prestigious job.
HENRY BELOT Public servants anxious about looming job cuts may be considering alternate career options.
PHILLIP THOMSON Fears corporate knowledge will be lost from executive ranks following department by department breakdown of sackings.
NOEL TOWELL The 35 public servants who have lost their jobs at Treasury have been sent into offices in Civic.
Nadine Flood Opinion The government has picked a fight with its staff. But does it have a strategy to win in the long term?
NOEL TOWELL Bid for more compensation knocked back
NOEL TOWELL A ballot will be used to allocate precious spaces to DFAT public servants.
NOEL TOWELL Public servants who fight organised crime for the Australian Crime Commission have been asked to give up any pay rises for the next three years.
PHILLIP THOMSON Bureaucracy's top solicitor wins a fraction of external Defence legal contracts while private guns rake in millions.
NOEL TOWELL Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce is being blamed for torpedoing a modest pay rise for public servants at the government's grains research body.
NOEL TOWELL Public servants and defence personnel face rough justice when they challenge the might of their Commonwealth employers in the main federal tribunal, new research reveals.
PHILLIP THOMSON Redeployment, natural attrition and voluntary redundancy could be used to find savings across the bureaucracy overseeing Canberra's top sportspeople.
Meredith Clisby and Phillip Thomson Empty Penrhyn House in Woden has been revamped by Melbourne based Quintessential Equity in order to attract new tenants when public servants are being shunted out of the town centre.
NOEL TOWELL Defence needs systems to stop the rorting, says Xenophon.
NOEL TOWELL The federal government has failed in a legal bid to deny compensation to a Commonwealth chauffeur who hurt her shoulder carrying heavy bags for former defence minister Stephen Smith while he sat in the car.
PHILLIP THOMSON Canberrans tuning into episode 3 of Utopia this week may want to play a game titled "spot the ugly drab coloured building you work in".
PHILLIP THOMSON Christmas party game led to Canberran's push for permanent impairment compensation.
PHILLIP THOMSON Slim graduate public service pickings.
NOEL TOWELL A former Canberra public servant who has had more than 500 taxpayer-funded physiotherapy sessions is taking legal action to keep the treatment going.
NOEL TOWELL Research veteran says Australian women scientists face generations of missing out on top research jobs at the CSIRO “boys' club”.
PHILLIP THOMSON Analysis of 760 redundancies since federal election reveal average payout and point to total cost of restructure.
Secretary of the Department of Parliamentary Services Carol Mills's full statement to her colleagues.
NOEL TOWELL Parliamentary Services boss Carol Mills has hit back at the clerk of the Senate Rosemary Laing.
PHILLIP THOMSON Defence is doing its bit to prop up Canberra's flagging commercial real estate market.
PHILLIP THOMSON From public service graduates to commanders, investigators hone in on dodgy spending.
PHILLIP THOMSON Critic launches broadside at wine lists at The Lodge, Kirribilli House and PM&C as Australia puts itself forward as a restaurant for the world.
NOEL TOWELL Public servants will live almost four years longer, on average, than other workers, according to new research.
KIRSTEN LAWSON Registrations of interest close on Wednesday for a new 42,000 square metre government office block in the city.
NOEL TOWELL A former public servant has vowed to continue his legal battle to unmask an anonymous colleague who accused him of moonlighting as an outlaw bikie, supplying hard drugs to prostitutes in return for sexual favours.
ROSS GITTINS Don’t laugh too hard at the ABC’s new satire, Utopia, and the wasteful and appearances-driven antics Rob Sitch gets up to as head of the Nation Building Authority. It’s too close to the truth to be funny.
NOEL TOWELL The Industry Department is splashing out tens of thousands of dollars for VIP parking in Civic for an elite group of bureaucrats.
NOEL TOWELL Federal privacy authorities have been called in after Centrelink left full personal and financial details of clients lying around at a Brisbane suburban railway station last month.
NOEL TOWELL The Tax Office has angrily rejected reports its officials referred to underperforming public servants as duds. It told its 23,000-strong workforce on Monday it would never use such language to describe any of its employees.
NOEL TOWELL Senior official tries to derail the hiring of Carol Mills for the job of Clerk of the House of Commons in London.
PHILLIP THOMSON Wanted: public servants to fill 24,000sqm building at the foot of Parliament.
NOEL TOWELL Federal government departments are poised to wage war on "dud" public servants in their ranks.
PHILLIP THOMSON The mandarin in charge of the Attorney-General's Department, Roger Wilkins, will step down at the end of this month when his term ends.
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Australia needs Tony Abbott's mooted reforms of the federation to succeed.
The Abbott government' has turned it into a policy cul-de-sac.
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