Daniel Starr v Department of Human Services: we need clearer laws on public servants' free speech

By John Wilson
Updated April 24 2018 - 8:49pm, first published April 26 2016 - 5:55pm

The Fair Work Commission's recent reinstatement of a long-serving Centrelink officer is a blow to the federal government in its ongoing battle over its ability to regulate the private lives of APS employees. Yet the Department of Human Services' decision to appeal suggests it will not give up without a fight.

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