Posts Tagged ‘IP Australia’

Resilience training

Posted: 4:30 pm on 12th May 2014

Australian public servants have long been receiving taxpayer-funded training sessions.There was the “fulfilment training” for the staff at the Bureau of Meteorology. There were the “experiential poetry sessions” for one lucky worker at IP Australia. Now the same agency will offer its workers training in “mindfulness” and “presenteeism.” IP Australia has given nearly $20,000 of your money to a Victorian company for some “Master Your Mind Resilience Training” for its staff this year….

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$20k for ‘experiential poetry sessions’

Posted: 9:02 am on 5th November 2013

WasteWatch has previously told you all about pollies flying high at the Australian taxpayer’s expense. Now it seems the public service is getting in on the action! IP Australia, those folk in charge of our patents and trademarks and so on, have forked out nearly $20,000 to send one lucky mandarin to the University of Oxford in May next year. The lucky mandarin is to attend the Oxford Strategic Leadership…

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