The Greens have offered a novel budget measure that could bring the Federal Government $13 billion.

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.

A former senior federal bureaucrat says lobbyists should be forced to reveal their private discussions with ministers and government workers.

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.

An ACT Senator says the CPSU is hypocritically threatening the jobs of its own members, while claiming to fight on their behalf.

A new report says Australian governments could save billions by buying smarter.

The new head of Australia's Treasury is a big fan of Ronald Reagan and says austerity is getting a bad rap.

Children must be vaccinated for their parents to receive welfare benefits, under reforms proposed for Australia’s $150 billion welfare system.

One of Australia’s top scientists has warned that cuts to research funding will put the nation at risk.

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.

A meeting of government bodies this week agreed to move ahead on a full scheme roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has just three words for departments caught up in his public service reshuffle: get it done.

The Australian Public Service is getting older.

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.

A new report shows just how hard is for Australia’s homeless youth.

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.

Insiders say the Federal Government appears to have given up on its contentious changes to Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) legislation.

The Prime Minister has dismissed a disturbing report on the state of hundreds of children in Australian detention centres.

While Tony Abbott has successfully fended off this week’s assault on his leadership, there is still some speculation about how things could have been.

There was just one source of proper inquiry at recent data retention hearings.

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