Social media use by Australian public servants has given rise to questions pertaining to their political rights, impartiality and privacy outside of work. Drawing on the recent case Starr v Department of Human Services these issues are explored. The findings suggest that social media use has heightened tensions around public servant's rights to comment on issues of the day, and its use by employees both inside and beyond the workplace remains contested terrain.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Australian Journal of Public Administration|
|Early online date||23 Mar 2018|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 2018|
- Codes of conduct
- Public servants
- Social media