Public Sector Informant: What if Israel Folau were a bureaucrat?

Markus Mannheim
Updated July 4 2019 - 4:53pm, first published July 2 2019 - 12:00am

Public servants are no strangers to muzzles. At present, seven High Court justices have the matter of Comcare v Banerji sprawled across their (associates') desks, and will soon articulate the degree to which bureaucrats can express political opinions while upholding their obligation to be impartial. Who knows which way that judgment will fall.

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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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