Why public servants should be impartial

Australian Public Service Commissioner, Stephen Sedgwick, argues that those employed by the government have long been asked to exercise judgement and discretion if entering into public debate.

Paywall to surround official government Style guide

By Julian Bajkowski The federal government’s official style guide is set to become a pay-per-view exercise after the Department of Finance and Deregulation revealed that it will imminently gavel-off the public sector reference manual to private operators to cut costs. A tender notification issued by Finance reveals that the agency intends to pursue a “seeking […]

NSW first to expose its archives

By Paul Hemsley The New South Wales government’s custodian of state records has become the first state archives agency in Australia to create a digital online portal containing accessible reports and statistics based on the ‘Open Government’ principle. Known as “OpenGov NSW”, the new NSW State Records website acts as a searchable online database of […]

Website opens government business transparency

By Paul Hemsley Canberra internet users have accessed a broader range of information through the Open Government website for transparency purposes. Launched in October 2011, the ACT Government said the website has received positive community feedback with more than 10000 page views and comments posted online and during three Twitter Cabinets held since July 2011. […]


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