Independent News For The Australian Public Service
Edition Number 405. Updated Tuesday, 15 April 2014

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World PS News

Main News

IPAA Conference to shape the future


The Institute of Public Administration (IPAA) will hold its annual conference at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Other News

Senior Appointments

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

News in brief

  • Binge Drinking page has influence
  • AWPA to transfer to Industry
  • Poster praises 'cultural custodians'
  • Submarine maintenance rising

Letters: Your Say

  • Age still required in job applications

International News

  • Zuma to add another Department to PS bill
  • Commission agrees to pull 'defamatory' PS ad
  • PS swells as service focus shifts to frontline

Talking Point

Wounded web: Latest breach exposes fragile security of internet

Personal Development

Life lessons: How to choose the right course for you

By Sam Robinson

Why it's best to keep your office emails official

By Jeff Durham

Deal makers: Tune in to negotiate effectively

By William Taylor

PS News Features

Proposed invasion of privacy law a balancing act

By Barbara McDonald

Innovation is alive and well in government

By Gadi Ben-Yehuda

Policy labs: Cooking up data solutions for modern governance

By Ben Williamson

Out of Hours

Travel Extra - Savour the splendour of Thala's heritage-listed surrounds in Queensland

By Rama Gaind

Dining - Feasting on plums

By Christine Salins

DVD Review - The Shooter

By Rama Gaind

PS News Books

Australia in Arms

By Phillip Schuler

The Sex Lives of Australians: A History

By Frank Bongiorno

Supercharged Food: Eat Yourself Beautiful

By Lee Holmes