Praising your agency is welcome, but not criticising it – new social media guidelines continue a troubling trend of silencing public servants
- John Wilson is the managing legal director of Bradley Allen Love Lawyers
- Kieran Pender is a freelance journalist and legal researcher
Another day, another attack on the ability of public servants to participate in Australian democracy.
On Monday the Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) released revised guidance on how federal government employees should use social media.
This, the APSC contended, was the case whether or not…