Public Sector Informant: Does separating service from policy work?

By Andrew Podger
Updated June 10 2019 - 4:26pm, first published June 4 2019 - 12:00am

The relationship between politics and administration has been likened to the Chinese yin and yang: a dichotomy of almost opposites but, simultaneously, a complementary partnership in which neither can survive without the other. The new Morrison government must understand this challenge as it sets out what it expects from the Australian Public Service.

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