Australian Public Service Commission social media guidance sparks anger

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If the politicians who oversee Canberra’s public service workforce had to comply with a new social media dictate about public comments, Treasurer Scott Morrison would be the first person in trouble.

The guide on making comments through social media channels, issued by Public Service Commission boss John Lloyd on Monday, says “liking” a post on Facebook or Twitter “will generally be taken to be an endorsement of that material as though you’d created that material yourself”.

The Canberra Times 1a logo & pile of newspapers LLOn two recent occasions Mr Morrison has raised eyebrows after his Twitter account was seen liking problematic posts, including one critical of…

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