Tips and rumours

May 1, 2014

Tips and rumours

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From the Crikey grapevine, the latest tips and rumours …

Shhh, don’t mention climate change. As part of the government’s quiet war to wipe out any reference to climate change, the branch of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet that handles the issue has had its name changed. Helen Wilson used to head PM&C’s Infrastructure, Communications, Climate Change & Energy Branch, and indeed she is still listed in the government directory with that title. But with a new climate denialist government in town, her branch is now described in the PM&C org chart merely as “Infrastructure, Climate & Energy”. So … Climate. Just … Climate. Does Wilson come into work every day and just gaze out the window at the sky, counting clouds?

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3 thoughts on “Tips and rumours

  1. klewso

    And Shhhh, if only measures to mitigate climate change didn’t impact so negatively on the profits of major sponsors of the Limited News Party government?

  2. klewso

    Pezzullo picks himself for DIC head?

  3. klewso

    Manuel Newman : “What’s logic, when you get up the Left’s nose for a laugh!”?

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