Ken Carroll was a Queensland Police Officer within the Queensland Police Service (QPS) from 1994 to 2012. He then started work as a provisionally registered psychologist within Queensland Corrections and then joined the Australian Public Service in 2013. He holds a psychology degree with honours and a Master of Business Administration degree and has worked in both the commonwealth Department of Human Services and the Department of Health.
I joined the Australian Public Service (APS) with a typical expectation of working to serve the public. The brochure looked inviting; people working happily together, and a chance to progress in an organisation that valued such common-sense ideals as working in a supportive, accountable, a-political organisation with high ethical standards. Evidently, I was wrong. Continue reading »