• How to restore public trust in government

    How to restore public trust in government

    Each and every one of us in public office or public service has a fundamental responsibility: to operate in the public interest. Identifying and striving to serve the public interest is the most important thing we can do.

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  • Member Focus: John, Dept of Finance

    Member Focus: John, Dept of Finance

    CPSU/CSA Member and Councilor, John Lamb is a Procurement Manager at the Department of Finance.  John helps in developing and managing whole of Government contracts like Common Use Agreements.

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  • Can they ask me that?

    Can they ask me that?

    Patrick Williams from ABC took a look at the questions prospective employers can and can't ask you in an interview. These are the questions they can't ask you with some notable exceptions and tips for dodging hidden inquiries.

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  • The Nation: The Lands Title Office Must Not Be Privatised

    The Nation: The Lands Title Office Must Not Be Privatised

    Recent television appearances by the [South Australian] Premier about electricity generation might have led us to hope that the Government of South Australia, unlike those of other States, had at last woken up to the folly of privatising strategic assets. Not so. They are about to make the same mistake with the Lands Titles Office.

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Fighting back against the generalised JDF

Budget cuts for staff in any workplace brings with it a number of risks – spiralling overtime, higher levels of stress and an expectation that everyone left needs to ‘step up.’ What happens when ‘stepping up’ or ‘embracing change’ means that your Job Description Form (JDF) suddenly becomes unrecognisable to you?

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