Territory and Municipal Services have the thilling news that you can now find out what’s going down at the arboretum via social media:
With the opening of the National Arboretum Canberra only a few weeks away, new Facebook and Twitter accounts have been launched to help people engage with what is happening at Canberra’s newest major [...]
The ABC has a warning for public servants:
The annual State of the Service Report emphasises the need to build and maintain public trust in the impartiality and integrity of the APS and individual public servants.
In discussing the findings, Commissioner Stephen Sedgwick says it follows the discussion about the capacity of public servants to engage [...]
It’s dated March 12 but proliferating across gubbmint websites overnight.
It will be interesting to see how it goes.
The perils of using the hippest social media are ever greater when one is an ambitious young politician.
After Foursquare declared him the “Mayor of Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory” Andrew Barr has had to tweet thusly:
I hasten to add that “Mayor” is the title awarded by Foursquare for the person who visits a [...]
In a slightly bizarre step Crime Stoppers have launched a social media push, somewhat desperately promising prizes to everyone willing to “Like” them on Facebook.
This despite their website not having been updated with crime news since May 29.
They’ve got a page explaining the elaborate promotion.
Bear in mind Crime Stoppers are a private organisation paid good [...]