Crikey has decided to track the career paths of former Howard
Government staffers to see if there is any sort of pattern and we're
already above 220 with some fascinating results. Send all your
contributions and corrections to smayne @crikey.com.au.

Matthew Abbott: Joe Hockey's former press secretary when he had
Financial Services, went to Westfield and then Lend Lease and is now
chief of staff to NSW opposition leader Peter Debnam.