Public Sector Informant: Dealing with the inflated efficiency dividend

Markus Mannheim
Updated June 9 2019 - 9:37pm, first published June 4 2019 - 12:00am

Good public servants will refrain from saying so publicly, but many were pissed off when the Coalition won. Yes, there were policy differences between the Coalition and Labor (for me, the demonisation of batteries was bizarre; storing energy is obviously useful). But, beyond policy, there's a sense in Canberra that Liberal ministers distrust, even despise, the officials who work for them.

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Markus Mannheim

Markus Mannheim

journalist & editor

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

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