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Contractors are giving wrong information: Centrelink staff

Contractors are giving wrong information: Centrelink staff

The department overseeing the welfare agency rejected the claim, saying welfare recipients complained more about public servants than contractors.

  • by Doug Dingwall

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NSW SES Commissioner resigns following complaints
Investigation

NSW SES Commissioner resigns following complaints

Commissioner Mark Smethurst resigned following allegations of misconduct.

  • by Rachel Clun
Senior public servant pay rise is too much: Labor MLA
Public service

Senior public servant pay rise is too much: Labor MLA

"The Remuneration Tribunal got it wrong," backbencher Bec Cody said.

  • by Sally Whyte
Workers chasing $1 million not 'priority creditors': Plutus liquidators
Courts

Workers chasing $1 million not 'priority creditors': Plutus liquidators

More than 300 people are chasing unpaid wages and superannuation from the company at the centre of Australia's largest tax fraud case.

  • by Doug Dingwall
Nature park at Mount Ainslie is for remembrance, not cars: advocates
Public service

Nature park at Mount Ainslie is for remembrance, not cars: advocates

The War Memorial's plans to build a car park at the base of Mount Ainslie face opposition from the son of campaigners who helped create Remembrance Nature Park.

  • by Doug Dingwall
Foreign Minister's challenge to APS: act on domestic violence
Marise Payne

Foreign Minister's challenge to APS: act on domestic violence

It's time to say 'enough' on domestic violence, Marise Payne said.

  • by Sally Whyte
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Sinking billions on an outdated weapon
Opinion
Opinion

Sinking billions on an outdated weapon

Underwater drones will make duds of our 'future' submarines, even before they're built.

  • by Clive Williams
The murky world of government contracting
Opinion
Opinion

The murky world of government contracting

Senior public servants need to keep politicians well away from procurement decisions.

  • by Richard Mulgan
Spending your money to 'inform' you
Opinion
Opinion

Spending your money to 'inform' you

It's government advertising season, when public servants feel an urge to tell you how great life is.

  • by Markus Mannheim
Time's up for the Home Affairs experiment
Opinion
Opinion

Time's up for the Home Affairs experiment

Labor should dismantle this failed department, which broke the rules of good government.

  • by Paddy Gourley
Our vexing vetting habits
Opinion
Opinion

Our vexing vetting habits

The public service's increased use of security clearances is creating employment law quandaries.

  • by John Wilson