Department of Health

Beauchamp expected to move in new mandarin reshuffle

Canberra's reshuffle could see more women rise on merit, and also brings an opportunity to see new blood in the APS leadership ranks. Disquiet over the new Defence secretary's rapid rise via Turnbull's office has sparked conversations about loyalty and reward inside the court of the mandarins. Read More

Department of Health secretary Martin Bowles resigns

Mark Cormack, a deputy secretary responsible for strategic policy and innovation who followed Bowles across to Health from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, will be acting secretary while the government selects a successor. Read More

Medicare reveals its epic rebuild vision

The Department of Health has called for beauty pageant entries in its massive Medicare payments systems replacement that will now remain within government ownership after an outsourcing bid was ditched during the 2016 federal election. Read More