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.
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.
While the Institute of Public Affairs likes government kept small, it's happy to use its research services where it can take them.
The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet's already absurd social media restrictions are now even sillier and more draconian.
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.