Archived News for Professionals in Federal Government - November, 2014
The Federal Government has revised its Fair and Lawful Building Sites Code, which could be the key to withholding infrastructure money from the new Victorian Government.
A new rollout map for the latest version of the National Broadband Network (NBN) is on the way – the most recent chapter in a long-running quest to improve Australia’s internet.
The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet is working on a massive open online course (MOOC) to train public servants how to calculate the financial impact of new regulation.
The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) has warned that the Federal Government will need to practice some serious spending discipline to avoid bad budget figures and economic shock.
The Federal Parliament will debate marriage equality once more, with Liberal Democrat senator David Leyonhjelm bringing a private members bill to legalise same-sex marriage today.
Computer security experts have uncovered one of the most malicious pieces of software they have seen, and it could be a secret surveillance program for world governments.
Australia's Foreign Minister has read out a statement criticising nations that block entry for travellers from Ebola-affected countries, like Australia.
Aboriginal leaders in the Northern Territory want more say in the running of schemes to help their communities, as a new report shows gaps between Indigenous people and other Australians continue to increase.
The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) has renewed its ongoing call for better financial and policy support from federal, state and territory governments to keep local roads running.
A public sector dismissal will set a new precedent, with the Fair Work Commission (FWC) upholding the sacking of an Australian Taxation Office worker for a “clearly unethical” offence outside work hours.