Topic archives: Australian Public Service Commission

The only public servant the IPA ever liked packs his bags

June 5, 2018 15

To the lamentations of no one, Public Service Commissioner John Lloyd is departing, though we're no closer to learning about his help for the Institute of Public Affairs.

John Lloyd and the fine art of shooting oneself in the foot

May 23, 2018 6

Public Service Commissioner John Lloyd is adamant that criticising shadow ministers in private emails is a breach of the public service code of conduct. Which — oops — seems to be exactly what he did.

Vanishing public servants and Schroedinger’s emails at estimates

February 27, 2018 8

Missing public servants and emails in a quantum state of flux dominated the first day of estimates.

Documents show libertarian lobby gets a helping hand from big government

Documents show libertarian lobby gets a helping hand from big government

October 24, 2017 14

While the Institute of Public Affairs likes government kept small, it's happy to use its research services where it can take them.

The end of Tinder for Mandarins? PM&C cracks down on social media

The end of Tinder for Mandarins? PM&C cracks down on social media

October 13, 2014 5

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet's already absurd social media restrictions are now even sillier and more draconian.

Getting the Public Service right: the blueprint for a new bureaucracy

March 30, 2010 1

Australia's economic performance, and the quality of life for many of its citizens, depends fundamentally on the Commonwealth Public Service continuing to perform at a high level. A new blueprint proposes how to ensure that.