Prime Minister Gillard has made known her new Ministry after last week’s bloodletting.
The big ones for Canberrans are.
– Catherine King is taking Territories.
– Andrew Leigh is to be Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister.
UPDATE: Andrew Leigh has announced his excitement:
Member for Fraser, Andrew Leigh, today said he was honoured to be appointed Parliamentary Secretary [...]
In the wake of the world’s worst leadership spill yesterday the Ministerial blood is flowing thick and fast.
All the whips are gone and will need relatively senior blood into their positions.
Simon Crean is gone. Richard Marles is gone. Chris Bowen is gone. Kim Carr is expected to go. Martin Ferguson is quitting on TV right [...]
What are the ins and outs of the moves?
[ED - The Prime Minister's reshuffle has been announced. We'd value reader insights as to what it means for the public service here in Canberra.]