The day I was sacked for 'hacking' (changing my desktop wallpaper)

Markus Mannheim
Updated August 6 2019 - 12:01pm, first published 12:00am

Many years ago, when I was young and skint, I found myself working for the South Australian electoral commission. It had just staged the 2002 state election, and needed a horde of unskilled monkeys to check votes and enter them into its database.

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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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