• How the Australian public service really works

    Peter McCawley     |      January 27, 2021

    Appreciating the subtle interplays of power in the Australian Public Service, and the difference in outlook between politicians and public officials, is a vital first step in getting anything done.

  • “Congestion busting” in the public service

    Peter Jennings     |      May 31, 2019

    Scott Morrison’s decision to put himself directly in charge of the public service underlines his interest in seeing more innovative policy and better delivery from an institution that’s soft pedaled on both for some time.