Independent News For The Queensland Public Service
Edition Number 324. Updated Thursday, 31 July 2014

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Main News

PSC chief to steer 30-year vision

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The Chief Executive of the Public Service Commission, Andrew Chesterman (pictured) is to chair a body tasked with driving the goals of The Queensland Plan launched this week by Premier, Campbell Newman

Other News

Talking Point

Lower back pain: Take the advice not the tablet

New research surprisingly shows that paracetamol does not provide any relief for lower back pain, says Christopher Williams and Jane Latimer

News in brief

  • Call for Anzac grants
  • Bike trail extension
  • Hands up for schools

Letters: Your Say

  • Drop-in offices a good idea

Senior Appointments

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

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,