Independent News For The Australian Public Service
Edition Number 420. Updated Tuesday, 29 July 2014

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World PS News

Main News

APSC unveils new leadership course


The Australian Public Service Commissionhas released a new learning program on understanding government.

Other News

Senior Appointments

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

News in brief

  • Innovation Month events
  • DHS pay deal poll
  • Comment call on GM bread
  • ACCC concedes on Macquarie
  • Species project extended

Letters: Your Say

  • Drop-in offices a good idea

International News

  • Call for action on PS corruption
  • New date set for second PS strike
  • 'Sweeteners' for staff who quietly leave

Talking Point

Lower back pain: Take the advice not the tablet

Personal Development

The crystal ball question: What the interviewer really wants to hear

By Jenna Allcock

Speak easy: How the best public speakers ensure a good reception

By Daniel Etter

Winning teams: Investing in social capital pays dividends

By Suzanne Edinger

PS News Features

Privacy challenges for the PS in the Information Age

By Queensland A/Privacy Commissioner, Clare Smith

Communications 101: It's not about you

By Craig Thomler

Childcare report offers hope but begs important questions

By Susan Krieg

Out of Hours

Travel - The naked truth about the South Pacific

By David Ellis

Wine - Taming Angus but keeping his bellow

By David Ellis

Motoring - Swansong for the Falcon

By Peter Brewer

PS News Books

Demokrasi: Indonesia in the 21st Century

By Hamish McDonald

Tony Windsor: The Biography

By Ruth Rae,

Turning Points: Chapters in South Australian History

By Robert Foster and Paul Sendziuk,