Another rogue doctor within NSW Health will be emerging soon. Why is it difficult in the culture of medicos protecting each other for Health Executives to eliminate the poor performers?

MBF purchase by BUPA smells. $3m to MBF executives. No need for MBF to sell. The biggest thing that no-one is seeing is that MBF’s previous Investment Income will be lost to the Private Health Insurance industry with it going to UK BUPA. A token amount given back to Australia.

Brisbane City Council is delaying EPA approved property developments that include complete recycling of all waste water produced by the development on the basis that they will be denied the sewage connection and processing revenue. Watch for more of this as the BCC is denied water rate revenue from the reduction in water consumption. This corruption and delay adds greatly to the cost of new housing and therefore pushes up existing housing costs.

Major stuff-up at Sydney Airport yesterday morning with hundreds of Jetstar passengers forced to wait almost two hours for their baggage to be unloaded. Staff blamed the delays on scheduling problems due to the end of daylight saving. What a joke – the time change was hardly an unexpected event.

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