Independent News For The Western Australian Public Service
Edition Number 243. Updated Tuesday, 29 July 2014

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Main News

Governance scholarships open to PS


Western Australia's Public Servants can now apply for the Chant Legacy scholarship for people interested in pursuing postgraduate studies in governance

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

  • IPAA to university
  • Emergency review
  • New firefighters join up
  • Comment call on land tax
  • Work starts on Health Campus

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,