The federal and NSW governments are making extra spending harder to achieve. Talk about a fiscal own goal.
In today's proposition, Crikey asks what public servants should be allowed to say in public.
Crikey readers respond to the case of 'Witness J' and Australia's neglect of its intelligence personnel, while elsewhere readers discuss the dark legacy of Trump mentor Roy Cohn and lament the death of medivac policy.
The Senate has heard new complaints that reveal a long list of grievances about senior leaders within Home Affairs.
A month on from the leadership spill, and things are far from "business as usual". Crikey speaks to public servants about what effects this chaos really has within government departments.
Canberra’s late-night watering hole, Public Bar in Manuka, was once a bustling hotspot for piss-ups and hook-ups. But since the bonk ban, the notorious nightspot has become a ghost of its former self.
The new Turnbull government social media policy has been criticised as an attack of freedom of speech. But does it breach the constituion?
Inbred, fat, abnormal and InDaily readers: that's the extraordinary connection made by a South Australian Liberal MP in his latest spray at the political class in this state, writes InDaily editor David Washington.
The government has delivered on its promise to sack tens of thousands of public servants. Trouble is, now it has to pay through the nose to get consultants to do their jobs.