Professionals Australia calls for overhaul of APS classifications for technical skills

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated June 18 2021 - 12:21am, first published June 17 2021 - 2:30am

The public service's hierarchical structures are costing taxpayers and risking more government failures, warns the trade union for professionals and managers.


Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.