All Blog Posts Tagged 'politicians' (3)

Do we need a Public Service Defence League?

It is no secret that I'm critical of the Australian Public Service. Unlike some, my criticism is based on my knowledge of the service, numerous conversations and solid research and analysis.

The foundation of much of my criticism is that Australian Public Service agencies need to be more transparent, more accountable, less bureaucratic and, with that, have stronger focus on justice - for both citizens and employees.

From a cultural perspective the public service…


Added by steve davies on September 9, 2013 at 12:30pm — 9 Comments

Are Australian politicians really comfortable with Gov 2.0 and social media?

I thought a lot about this post. On the one hand it is political, on the other it is about how the community and politicians talk and listen to each other. The essence of Gov 2.0 if you will.


So my focus in this post is on the dynamic we have all witnessed. The politics and issues associated with the example I use - climate change and the proposed carbon tax - are being chased around the back garden by my…


Added by steve davies on July 8, 2011 at 12:30pm — 11 Comments

Politicians Online

The other day I was having a bit of chat with Craig Thomler about OZloop and thing Gov 2.0. During our conversation I said that I could see no reason why politicians could not openly take part in conversations online. That's not to say I cannot see the challenges.

There are, of course, a million reasons why not. Being taken out of context, having their views interpreted as those of Government etc etc… Continue

Added by steve davies on November 29, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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