Amanda Vanstone | Some work of the public service is really best left behind closed doors

Amanda Vanstone
Updated April 14 2023 - 9:03am, first published April 13 2023 - 5:30am

One of the great privileges of being a minister in Federal Parliament is working with the Australian Public Service. It's nearly 20 years since I had that opportunity. Whilst lots of things will have changed, I imagine that essentially it is still one of the best working experiences one could have.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

or signup to continue reading

All articles from our website & app
The digital version of Today's Paper
Breaking news alerts direct to your inbox
Interactive Crosswords, Sudoku and Trivia
All articles from the other in your area
Amanda Vanstone

Amanda Vanstone is a former senator for South Australia, a former Howard government minister, and a former ambassador to Italy. She writes fortnightly for ACM.

Get the latest Canberra news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.