Fairfax & Nine MSN | Study Rejects Federal Public Service Bloat

With the Coalition’s need to find $70 billion in cuts and Tony Abbot’s pledge to axe 12,000 Australian Public Service jobs, CPD’s report The State of the Public Service: An Alternative Report, finds that it would put vital community services at risk.

With many politicians thinking of APS cuts as a “Free lunch”,  the cuts “will inevitably have a significant impact on the capacity of the public service”, Dr Whelan said.

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