Opinion

Amanda Vanstone | Some work of the public service is really best left behind closed doors

Amanda Vanstone
Updated April 14 2023 - 9:03am, first published April 13 2023 - 5:30am

One of the great privileges of being a minister in Federal Parliament is working with the Australian Public Service. It's nearly 20 years since I had that opportunity. Whilst lots of things will have changed, I imagine that essentially it is still one of the best working experiences one could have.

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Amanda Vanstone

Amanda Vanstone is a former senator for South Australia, a former Howard government minister, and a former ambassador to Italy. She writes fortnightly for ACM.