(It’s unclear whether or not this significantly facility had its personal “pink turbo spa room”.)
Brendas was charged with operating the unlawful brothel out of his Braddon flat early final month after a tip off from intercourse employees at one other raided unlawful Canberra venue.
Brendas, who was employed to drive the Commonwealth-owned Holdens by means of a labour-hire agency, is now not required to tender his companies to the Parliament.
He’s most likely received different issues on his thoughts.
Brendas can also be the owner of a constructing that homes a authorized brothel referred to as Sassy Gina’s, the place punters can discover a “comfortable ending” therapeutic massage for $130 an hour.
Police paperwork filed earlier than the Canberra court docket early final month declare Brendas’ Braddon condo had little furnishings, an infinite quantity of linen and what The Canberra Instances described as “a copious quantity of cleansing merchandise”.
Good to know.
CBD hears Particular Minister of State Alex Hawke, having simply sorted out Assistant Treasurer Stuart Robert’s staggering web invoice, was deeply sad to seek out somebody even remotely linked to the unlawful brothel commerce may very well be on the payroll.
A full investigation is now beneath means into the vetting of Comcar drivers.
Smile, you are on digicam
Three years in the past, Double Bay “smile guru” David Carr endorsed Sydney stockbroker Michael Kodari and his KOSEC Securities outfit.
“Investing within the inventory market must be worthwhile and painless,” Carr mentioned in an advert which additionally featured Kodari posted to the KOSEC web site.
“Working with Michael Kodari and the KOSEC crew ensured that my shoppers, and pals, are in secure palms.”
Too dangerous it later turned on the market was not less than one pair of very unsafe palms in that industrial – and it wasn’t Kodari’s!
Carr, who boasted of cleansing Cate Blanchett’s tooth, was discovered responsible on two counts of aggravated indecent assault two months in the past after making an attempt to kiss and seize a younger lady, inflicting her uniform to tear open and expose her bra in 2016.
In a totally unrelated growth, nonetheless, some poor squirrel over at KOSEC HQ appears to have made a complete hash of studying an ASX announcement.
Solely final week the KOSEC social media account whizzed into motion to convey us the information, in a now disappeared tweet, that ANZ had been hit with a $374 million nice for misconduct, together with allegations of “$206 million for accelerated amortisation on software program”.
What a scoop! Sadly (however not for purchasers), the $374 million was an accounting miscalculation concerning the influence of buyer refunds.
And the “alleged” software program amortisation had completely nothing to do with it.
If we are able to make sense of the announcement, absolutely a secure pair of palms shouldn’t have any hassle.
Get together time
It was an invite-only affair on the Deakin pad shared by Overseas Affairs Minister Marise Payne, Commerce Minister Simon Birmingham and Defence Minister Christopher Pyne for the Tuesday night time 50th birthday celebration for fourth housemate Trent Zimmerman.
We’ve heard it was a critical Average love-in.
Alongside to blow out the candles on the caramel carrot cake supplied by Payne had been fellow Liberals Linda Reynolds, Sarah Henderson, Jason Falinski, Trevor Evans, Dean Smith, Tim Wilson, Craig Laundy and David Coleman.
Pyne, who was not there, had already made up by publicly asserting Zimmerman’s large day in Query Time yesterday.
Sadly, we’re instructed not so many presents had been forthcoming, though Falinski did convey a really nice gin.
Close by, at Clive Palmer’s favorite joint Wild Duck, Liberal factional powerbroker Michael Photios dined with various different Moderates.
That Kingston Foreshore Chinese language restaurant additionally hosted Finance Minister Mathias Cormann, deep in dialog with Communications Minister Mitch Fifield and the Australian newspaper’s political editor Dennis Shanahan.
Within the subsequent room, Labor chief Invoice Shorten was eating with the social gathering’s class of 2007.
We marvel what was mentioned about their former wonderful chief Kevin Rudd, whose new e book The PM Years is because of be launched subsequent Tuesday.
Kylar is The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age’s CBD columnist. He lately coated federal politics, enterprise and NSW politics for Information Corp.