Adrian Rollins, Canberra Times

Adrian Rollins

Canberra Times

Canberra, ACT, Australia

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Past articles by Adrian:

It's office life, but not as we know it: how workplaces are planning their transition back to the office

After weeks of dormancy, the pulse of office life is quickening. → Read More

Australian Public Service develops a style fit for the digital age

A pilot version of the APS style manual will be online soon. → Read More

Government's embrace of expertise 'will not last'

The pandemic has not caused a sea change in the government's attitude to public advice, experts warn. → Read More

Pandemic puts ANU research efforts in the clinic

The COVID-19 outbreak will set back university research by years. → Read More

Drop migration cull 'nonsense': Martin Parkinson

Martin Parkinson has dismissed as "nonsense" calls for a cut to migrant intake. → Read More

Government touts new emissions plan, but gas fight takes over

Two reports made public on Thursday, one released and one leaked, have reignited the debate over lowering emissions. → Read More

Government 'sick of experts' in public service: Renee Leon

Former Department of Human Services secretary Renee Leon. Photo: Dion Georgopoulos The government is "sick of experts" and a growing number of ministers regard independent advice from the public service as an affront if it does not accord with their views, according to a former senior public servant. → Read More

Families in lockdown: ABS survey reveals changing habits in coronavirus lock-in

The Hockey family, Emma, Henry, 11, Adam, Dylan, 8, and their 18-week old puppy Franki. Picture: Jamila Toderas Many confess to spending much of the lockdown glued to the television or computer while munching on chips and lollies and sipping on a beer or glass of wine. → Read More

Super alarm sounded as 50,000 empty retirement funds

More than 50,000 people have emptied their superannuation accounts. → Read More

Coronavirus: Auditor-General to probe government's COVID-19 response

The Auditor-General plans to investigate a $1.1 billion fund to procure medical equipment. → Read More

Coronavirus: COVIDSafe app privacy breaches could draw jail time under new amendment

People caught making unauthorised use of the COVIDSafe app data face up to five years imprisonment. → Read More

Coronavirus: federal government faces criticism over bugs and flaws in COVIDsafe app

The government is facing criticism over delays in rectifying bugs and shortcomings in the COVIDsafe contact tracing app. → Read More

Coronavirus: Thousands of Australians remain stuck overseas despite DFAT efforts

More than 10,000 Australians remain overseas including many keen to return home. → Read More

Australian Public Service targets digital skills in recruitment

The Australian Public Service has appointed a senior executive to champion the development of digital skills and career. → Read More

Eden-Monaro by-election: political history beckons after Mike Kelly resignation

If the Coalition manages to win the looming Eden-Monaro by-election it will have pulled off a very rare political feat. → Read More

Eden-Monaro by-election could be held as early as June

Political calculations, public health considerations set to influence by-election date. → Read More

Bushfire insurance claims net $4.6 billion from disastrous summer

Insurers have paid out more than half of the $2.2 billion in bushfire insurance claims. → Read More

Coronavirus app: 'Strongest ever' safeguards for COVID-19 app in Australia

Privacy safeguards for COVIDsafe app data are the strongest ever used, says Greg Hunt. → Read More

ACT among best placed to rebound from the virus crisis

The ACT went into the coronavirus emergency in just about the best shape of any state or territory. → Read More

'Whatever it takes' to replenish medical stockpile: government

The federal government has been heavily involved in the international scramble to secure vital medical supplies. → Read More