Archived News for Professionals in Federal Government - February, 2015
Ninety-five years ago, Australian Public Service bosses realised equal rights for women would transform the bureaucracy, and it was up to them to stop it.
Federal workplace insurer Comcare has lost one of its biggest customers, as the ACT Government moves to take its 20,000 public servants out of the embattled scheme.
The Australian Taxation Office has found itself in a sticky compensation battle, after the desk and chair heights of one employee were changed without her knowledge.
Planned industrial action at the Department of Agriculture has officials worried about interruptions to passenger movement, cargo inspections, meat inspections, international mail processing and other services.
Nobel laureate Brian Schmidt says Australian politicians should try to follow Britain’s example and strike a joint pledge to urgently tackle climate change.
Economic modelling shows the Abbott government’s plan to deregulate university fees would drive up inflation in such a way that it will cost more than the savings from the change.