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Markus Mannheim edits The Public Sector Informant and writes regularly about government.

Cough cough: which public servants take the most days off?

Cough cough: which public servants take the most days off?

Are your colleagues more likely to spend a day resting up, or come to work with germs to share?

  • by Sally Whyte & Markus Mannheim

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ACT government scrambles to sell off public land in prime locations

ACT government scrambles to sell off public land in prime locations

The ACT may miss out on federal funds if it can't sell old public housing sites within six months.

  • by Markus Mannheim
Ex-ABC boss's 'silly corporate euphemism' wins 2018's worst phrase

Ex-ABC boss's 'silly corporate euphemism' wins 2018's worst phrase

When Justine Milne wanted to sack a journalist, he referred to 'external career development opportunities'.

  • by Markus Mannheim
Defence contractor Thales denies contempt claims

Defence contractor Thales denies contempt claims

A military business that tried to censor a government report argues it did not breach parliamentary privilege.

  • by Sally Whyte & Markus Mannheim
Does our Supreme Court hold itself in contempt?
Opinion

Does our Supreme Court hold itself in contempt?

If a court can't police its suppression orders, it should ditch them and allow justice to be open.

  • by Markus Mannheim
Is the bureaucracy a gender equality utopia?
Analysis

Is the bureaucracy a gender equality utopia?

'Blokey' government workplaces no longer pay higher wages than agencies with mostly female staff.

  • by Markus Mannheim
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Fast-growing Canberra to have 500,000 residents within a decade

Fast-growing Canberra to have 500,000 residents within a decade

A large number of interstate arrivals are expected to feed the ACT's boom.

  • by Markus Mannheim
Canberra's 'curiously' flat fuel prices defy national trend

Canberra's 'curiously' flat fuel prices defy national trend

Petrol prices have plunged in the large capital cities, but haven't budged in the ACT. Here's why.

  • by Markus Mannheim
Can public servants have their cake and eat it, too?
Opinion

Can public servants have their cake and eat it, too?

How a humble Christmas gift became a moral dilemma too difficult to swallow.

  • by Markus Mannheim
'Australia's most aggressive magpies' wreak havoc in Parliament

'Australia's most aggressive magpies' wreak havoc in Parliament

Officials install alarms and fake hawks to stop attacks on politicians and staff.

  • by Markus Mannheim
Senate president concerned by 'improper' police raids and bugging

Senate president concerned by 'improper' police raids and bugging

Parliament's presiding officers raised the issue of privilege with AFP recently.

  • by Markus Mannheim