A general manager at the Dept of Industry, Tourism and Resources has been bragging about how Ian “Chainsaw” Macfarlane asked to make sure that “Industry House” (Dept’s new premises in Canberra) had a “spectacular flagpole” and that $250,000 was spent on it. 

Tim Hughes is being eyed as a possible Tabcorp CEO, in part because of his relationship with Labor-friendly lobby group CPR, which is owned by Hughes’s Photon Group.

A friend of mine working for an NGO in Pyongyang is off tonight to see an Olympic football qualifier between North Korea and Iraq… and get this, the winner must play Iran! Axis of Evil Cup!

One of the Fin Review’s biggest names set to move — to The Australian.