There will be a reshuffle in the NSW cabinet in the next two weeks to try and ensure the power sell off and right wing elevations. The key move will be Frank Sartor to be moved from Planning.

Regarding Underbelly – I wouldn’t necessarily be looking at Channel Nine for the leaker. Episodes are going to the Office of Film & Literature Review for classification upon filming, for the DVD release.

MFS chariman Andrew Peacock is in the process of leaving MFS. He asked the IT department for a cost to buy the equipment they supplied him plus his PA has now moved back to the Gold Coast office. They will soon close two offices i.e. Lawson Street on the Gold Coast and 101 Collins Street in Melbourne and relocate the Sydney office to a smaller and cheaper location if they can’t sub-let some of the floor of GM Tower.

Tourism Australia is shedding staff via voluntary and not-so-voluntary redundancies. Just when Australia needs to boost its tourism efforts…

I’m no structural engineer but… Regarding the Melbourne Grand Prix.Thought you might be interested in these shots I took of the grandstand near Corner 11 at Albert Park on the weekend. Propping up a stand with stacked boards like this doesn’t look safe to me…

Peter Fray

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