Chris Moraitis

Meet the six candidates for DFAT’s top job

Giving the top job to a former spy chief would upset a lot of Australia's neighbours, but it's a distinct possibility. All six have previous ambassadorial experience, but there's only one woman in the running. Read More

Reshaping government legal services in the public interest

How to best provide legal services to the public sector is a question being struggled with by governments everywhere. In determining structural questions such as centralisation and contestability, the government must consider not just value for money, but independence and the public interest, Gabrielle Appleby writes. Read More