Independent News For The Australian Public Service
Edition Number 406. Updated Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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Main News

Comcare joins world safety at work day


Comcare has joined an international awareness-raising campaign to promote 28 April as the world day for safety and health at work

Other News

Senior Appointments

Who's who and who's moving in the Australian Public Service

News in brief

  • Hundreds wait for redeployment
  • CPSU acts on 'draconian' social media policy
  • National Film and Sound Archive overhaul
  • Doctors join forces in Solomons

Letters: Your Say

  • Age still required in job applications

International News

  • Drive for 2.5 million new surfers
  • Women appointments goal in doubt
  • Call for Integrity Commissioner to be sacked

Talking Point

Royal ruse: Republic is about fashioning our own future

Personal Development

Career paths: Sometimes sideways leads to the top

By Margaret Meloni

Words of power: Language can shift emotions, and performance

By Ben Young

Model training strides beyond PowerPoint

By Deborah Laurel

PS News Features

The French disconnection: Switching off after 6pm

By Tom de Castella

Junking science: Golden goose needs to fattened not starved

By Ben McNeil

Pension pain: Age of entitlement not the point

By Emily Millane

Out of Hours

Travel - Going Cheap - Your Own $1.7b Holiday Airport

By David Ellis

Wine - Cool Idea From Nsw Southern Highlands

By David Ellis


By David Ellis

PS News Books

Writing on the Wall: Social Media - The First 2,000 Years

By Tom Standage

An Anzac's Story

By Roy Kyle

Severed Past

By Anthony R. Jansen