Now it appears the panel tasked with recommending a brand new boss can’t even try this.
(Grant’s workplace was, as standard, unhelpful.)
We hear the panel is made up of NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller, Justice Division secretary Andrew Cappie-Wooden, the chief government of AUSTRAC, Nicole Rose, who used to run former police commissioner Andrew Scipione’s workplace, in addition to NSW Bar Affiliation president Arthur Moses SC.
And an absence of success will not be attributable to an absence of candidates.
Bodor and one other former crime commissioner and highly-capable barrister, Peter Singleton, have each apparently been instructed they had been unsuccessful.
Discuss on Macquarie Road is Grant might try and deliver to Cupboard one other title as quickly as Wednesday (maybe he can draw it out of a hat), to get the long-running course of many contemplate pointless contemplating Bodor has been doing a advantageous job, completed.
(Others, nonetheless, say that isn’t imminent.)
Time to fireside up the coin press. One “Troy Coin” coming proper up.
Photograph ops aplenty at Rudd’s launch
“There’s seats up the entrance people,” Kevin from Queensland, at all times useful, mentioned.
Parliament Home’s Frederick Holder Room brimmed with Labor figures yesterday to spectate on the launch of the second of three deliberate autobiographical hagiography authored by former prime minister Kevin “Franklin D. Roosevelt” Rudd.
It should be Christmas stockings season.
Arrayed across the room: Kim Carr, Doug Cameron, Anthony Albanese, Joel Fitzgibbon, Mike Freelander, Terri Butler, Richard Marles, Stephen Jones, Mike Kelly and Steve Georganas.
Andrew Giles wandered in late, as did Ed Husic.
Rudd sat splayed throughout the makeshift throne of a Parliament Home armchair.
Former Melbourne College vice-chancellor (and fellow Queenslander) Glyn Davis spoke. Time stood nonetheless.
Rudd PR flak Ranya Alkadamani scrolled via an article about Julia Gillard talking on the apology to survivors of institutional sexual abuse in Parliament a day earlier.
Liberal MP Nicolle Flint drifted previous, into the parliamentary eating room.
Then it was Rudd’s flip.
New Labor MP Patrick Gorman arrived with treasury spokesman Chris Bowen.
The Australian’s James Jeffrey (sat beside Albanese, sat beside former overseas minister Julie Bishop, sat beside former Nationals chief Barnaby Joyce) took a photograph of Guardian photographer Mike Bowers taking a photograph of him. Labor MP Julian Hill took a photograph of Bowers taking a photograph of Jeffrey taking a photograph of Bowers.
Fitzgibbon filed out, adopted shortly by Georganas.
And that, lastly, was that.
Or, as Nationals MP David Gillespie muttered: “this can be a blast from the previous”.
Turnbull’s timing not simply in regards to the byelection
There’s been critical hypothesis about why former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull returned dwelling solely a day after the Wentworth calamity which befell the Liberals, and if this was some horrible slight to run salt within the wound of shedding a former blue-ribbon seat (even when it doesn’t occur to be a part of “actual Australia” to some).
Maybe we are able to help.
Friday marked the unhappy passing of Macquarie-founder and beneficiant philanthropist Robin Crawford (who, by the way, was liable for the financial institution hiring incoming chief government Shemara Wikramanayake).
CBD is instructed Crawford’s spouse, Judy Pleasure, is very near Lucy Turnbull.
The funeral is tomorrow which can clarify why the Turnbull’s returned dwelling after seven weeks (by way of Singapore to go to their low-profile son Alex).
Kylar is The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age’s CBD columnist. He lately lined federal politics, enterprise and NSW politics for Information Corp.