What is the role of our public servants? Should bureaucrats serve the public interest, or is that a task that should be left to those who have to answer to the public?
The “meat axe” promised in the election campaign was kept in the cupboard for last year’s budget. Has its time now come? asks Stephen Bartos.
The Government placed ads in newspapers this weekend calling for "suitably qualified consultants" for a study to determine how the national broadband network will be built, financed and operated.
Yet another refugee from the state public service has found himself a senior position in Kevin Rudd’s Canberra bureaucracy.
In the Public Service, when management issues a general call for voluntary redundancies, it’s pretty certain large cuts are on the way, writes Bernard Keane.
Bush's Iraq exit ... government ad spending ... Dowding on other significant September 11s ... evil and seditious websites ... Pakistan ... The Chaser ...