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WA Education Department head moves to Public Sector Commission

WA Education Department head moves to Public Sector Commission

Education Department head Sharyn O'Neill will leave the department to become the Public Sector Commission at the end of the month.

  • by staff writers

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Foreign students, population boom fuelling ACT economic surge: report
Education

Foreign students, population boom fuelling ACT economic surge: report

But Deloitte Access Economics has a warning for the territory as tensions with China rise.

  • by Doug Dingwall
Public service deserves a leader who respects it
Opinion
Opinion

Public service deserves a leader who respects it

The next public service commissioner must champion a properly resourced government workforce.

  • by Jenny McAllister
Defence to expand 'flexible desking', open outer suburb offices in overhaul
Defence

Defence to expand 'flexible desking', open outer suburb offices in overhaul

The department's officials will see a radical change to their workplaces in Canberra.

  • by Doug Dingwall
Bungled My Health Record launch represents a missed opportunity
Opinion
Opinion

Bungled My Health Record launch represents a missed opportunity

While the concept behind "My Health Record" is excellent, its implementation has been little short of appalling.

  • by The Canberra Times
Where are Canberra's 'government ghettos'?
Census

Where are Canberra's 'government ghettos'?

While Canberra is a public service town, public servants are outnumbered in most suburbs, except these four.

  • by Markus Mannheim
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Canberra Now: Free speech case goes to High Court, and smear campaign hits Labor
Healthcare

Canberra Now: Free speech case goes to High Court, and smear campaign hits Labor

Plus a writers' festival Twitter feud, and new hospital receives its first patients.

  • by Doug Dingwall
Attorney-General intervenes to send APS free speech case to High Court
Immigration

Attorney-General intervenes to send APS free speech case to High Court

The case could have implications for employees' free speech around Australia, especially in the public service.

  • by Doug Dingwall
Home Affairs unfairly sacked 'disrespectful' airport official, Fair Work says

Home Affairs unfairly sacked 'disrespectful' airport official, Fair Work says

The industrial umpire ordered the agency pay compensation to the former employee.

  • by Doug Dingwall
Ombudsman slams Veterans' Affairs over Navy vet's incorrect debt

Ombudsman slams Veterans' Affairs over Navy vet's incorrect debt

Veterans' Affairs both raised a debt for more than $100,000 and underpaid the veteran by $500,000.

  • by Sally Whyte
Labor demands answers on 'political' promotions to economic roles
Chris Bowen

Labor demands answers on 'political' promotions to economic roles

Chris Bowen takes first steps to challenge senior appointments

  • by David Crowe