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.

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