In Today's Media

Comcare faces widespread changes to 'modernise' public service workers' compensation (26/03/2015)
New legislation has been introduced to modernise the Federal Government's Comcare scheme for injured workers.
Source: ABC

Six rules for creating a winning culture at work (26/03/2015)
Great founders start businesses not to create a company but to solve a problem, to serve a calling, and to understand that they have a purpose that can actually make a meaningful difference.
Source: Australian Financial Review

Meat inspections, food exports affected by proposed Agriculture Department industrial action (25/03/2015)
Frontline quarantine and certification services would be among the roles affected if about half the Agriculture Department's staff strike in the next week.
Source: ABC

Working on days off: ATO public servant breaches code of conduct for under-claiming (25/03/2015)
An experienced federal public servant says he has had his trust in his employer destroyed after he was investigated and reprimanded for under-claiming on the hours he worked.
Source: Canberra Times

Tuggeranong? One couldn't possibly move there, says Finance Department chief Jane Halton (25/03/2015)
A move by the Finance Department to Canberra's far south "is not an option" for the elite central agency, its boss Jane Halton has explained to Parliament.
Source: Canberra Times

Robots to replace almost half of jobs over next 20 years: expert (24/03/2015)
Robots and computer programs could almost wipe out human workers in jobs from cooks to truck drivers, a visiting researcher has warned.
Source: The Age

Motherhood is tough and intense but it is not a job (24/03/2015)
Around the time I returned to work after the birth of my first child I went to visit a lawyer friend who had also just had a baby and had decided to stay at home to look after him.
Source: Australian Financial Review

Public service not buying government assurances that superannuation is safe (23/03/2015)
Public servants at Prime Minister Tony Abbott's department still do not trust their political bosses with their superannuation savings.
Source: Canberra Times

Employees from hell are taking over (23/03/2015)
Complaining about crappy managers is a favoured pastime. Admittedly, I've done it plenty of times – for example, here, here and here. The attention on bad bosses, however, diverts attention away from crappy employees, who happen to be just as prevalent.
Source: http://www.smh.com.au/small-business/managing/work-in-progress/employees-from-hell-are-taking-over-20150319-1m3gvt.html

Why guilty pleasures make you more productive (23/03/2015)
Ever allow yourself a piece of cake as you write that report? Or listen to your favourite music while at the gym, and feel your energy levels receive an immediate boost?
Source: Australian Financial Review