Public Sector Informant

Upstream, downstream

The Murray and Darling rivers' junction at Wentworth in NSW.

The states are both the answer and the problem for the Murray-Darling's future. They shouldn't be sidelined.

The make-work program

How many public servants toil away on Sisyphean tasks that never end?

Yes, many public service meetings are pointless. But curing this 'disease' has its consequences.

Pin-up boy: Public Service Commissioner John Lloyd, a former Institute of Public Affairs director.

Pin-up boy?

A lesson in how public officials should not behave.