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The new Rudd Ministry

By johnboy - 1 July 2013 35

Thumper has sent through details of the new Ministry, announced by tweet because that’s how proper process works:

Rudd Ministry announced July by Latika M Bourke

We hope they enjoy the brief frolic.

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The new Rudd Ministry
farout 11:47 am 01 Jul 13

Masquara said :

Oh gawd so poor old Arts just gets hoiked along with whoever.

Actually, there’s a method behind the madness.
The Department of Immigration and Citizenship can now be legitimately abbreviated to DIAC with the addition of Arts.

Masquara 11:42 am 01 Jul 13

Oh gawd so poor old Arts just gets hoiked along with whoever.

Holden Caulfield 11:07 am 01 Jul 13
Chop71 10:52 am 01 Jul 13

They should have just named 21 ministers for electioneering to get us through the next 3 months.

neanderthalsis 10:51 am 01 Jul 13

So now the big question is will there be Departmental shenanigans to align with their Ministerial portfolio breakdowns? DIICCSRTE loses the CC (stupid place for it anyway); Employment (part of DEEWR) and Skills & training (part of DIICCSRTE) are now under O’Connor (gawd help us) and Arts and Immigration are now under Burke, surely they can’t combine those two in one Department.

Is it worth printing new stationery to cover the next couple of months?

Thumper 10:15 am 01 Jul 13

farout said :

johnboy said :

Interesting kicking out the smartest guy in the room.

How smart was he for publicly declared he’s be voting for Gillard in the spill?

When you’re Parl Sec for the PM’s office, at least you’d try to hedge your bets in case your second choice became PM, no?

At least Leigh had the balls to declare where he stood. Unlike the so called sisterhood who dropped Gillard like a hot potato.

PantsMan 10:14 am 01 Jul 13

He’s forgotten Penny Wong, becasue that’s how propoer process also works!

PantsMan 10:06 am 01 Jul 13

How’s Mr Leigh’s new staffer going?

farout 9:58 am 01 Jul 13

johnboy said :

Interesting kicking out the smartest guy in the room.

How smart was he for publicly declared he’s be voting for Gillard in the spill?

When you’re Parl Sec for the PM’s office, at least you’d try to hedge your bets in case your second choice became PM, no?

bundah 9:51 am 01 Jul 13

johnboy said :

Interesting kicking out the smartest guy in the room.

I’m guessing Rudd wants a Ministry that won’t argue with him.

Well at least that way he’ll get a couple of months or so of carte blanch..

johnboy 9:46 am 01 Jul 13

Interesting kicking out the smartest guy in the room.

I’m guessing Rudd wants a Ministry that won’t argue with him.

Very Busy 9:44 am 01 Jul 13

Gungahlin Al said :

I would have thought it would be more important with 2.5 months to go for the relevant APS to be planning policy than desks.

Haha. It’s not about policy, it’s about marketing.

Gungahlin Al 9:29 am 01 Jul 13

So it looks like Andrew Leigh was deemed too close to the PM in the previous role of Parl Sec Assisting the PM, and has been dropped. Dumb move. He should be assisting Penny Wong IMO.

Kate Lundy has some input on Broadband but loses Sport. As much as could be expected given their close alignment to Julia Gillard I guess… And of course the “no paybacks” claim was always going to be bunkum.

Plenty of science people very happy to see Kim Carr back in the Science portfolio. Knows it, lives it.

Although it makes perfect sense to have Climate Change back with Environment (why were they ever split?) I would have thought it would be more important with 2.5 months to go for the relevant APS to be planning policy than desks. Are there any other MoG changes?

Thumper 9:23 am 01 Jul 13

Crean is quitting.

johnboy 9:22 am 01 Jul 13

Demotion for Kate Lundy by the look of it. Andrew Leigh getting the arse, nothing for Gai Brodtman.

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