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MICHAEL WEST. Australia’s march to corporatocracy.

Confounding the familiar government narrative of reckless spending binges by Labor, the Coalition actually has the record of greater profligacy when it comes to showering billions of dollars of taxpayers’ money on external consultants.  

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Laurie Patton. Generalists and specialists in the Australian public service.

Why the ‘theory of empty spaces’ hurts public sector performance  The other day I was talking to a friend who recently retired from the public service. After a career lifetime of studied discretion he now wears as a badge of … Continue reading

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