Revolving Doors

Revolving Doors –

Democracy at risk

Networks of influence/power – tracking the movements of politicians, people of influence, bureaucrats, lobby groups, and big business/industry. More than half of politicians retire to positions of power in lobby groups or big industry.

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Sophie Mirabella

Sophie Mirabella

CURRENT POSITION Appointed to Fair Work Commission 23 March, 2021. Previous Positions Elected to the House of ...

Military Industry

Financial Services

Games & Liquor

Peter McGauran

Peter McGauran

Former Nationals Minister Peter McGauran was elected to the House of Representatives for Gippsland, Victoria in ...
Richard Colbeck

Richard Colbeck

In 2018, Liberal Senator Richard Colbeck returned to parliament in true revolving doors fashion after a 14 month ...
John S Horvath

John S Horvath

John S Horvath was The Australian Government Chief Medical Officer (CMO) from 2003 to 2009 and is now the Deputy ...
Troy Grant

Troy Grant

Former Minister for Hospitality, Gaming and Racing and heavy donor recipient from Tabcorp and other racing ...
George Souris

George Souris

George Souris is a former member of the NSW Parliament, representing Upper Hunter for The Nationals. During his ...
Barry O’Farrell

Barry O’Farrell

Former Premier for NSW from 2011 to 2014, Barry O'Farrell became CEO of Racing Australia in December 2016, later ...
Stephen Conroy

Stephen Conroy

Stephen Conroy is a former ALP Senator who has since enjoyed lobbyist positions at Responsible Wagering ...
Karl Bitar

Karl Bitar

Karl Bitar is a former political campaign director, serving under Julia Gillard in her 2010 Federal election ...
Mark Arbib

Mark Arbib

Former ALP Senator Mark Arbib joined forces with casino and media magnate James Packer, as a board member for ...
Josh Landis

Josh Landis

Josh Landis, having previously been an advisor to the NSW government, is the newly appointed CEO for ClubsNSW and ...
Helen Coonan

Helen Coonan

Helen Coonan has been a pivotal director and board member for Crown Resorts Ltd since 2012.Current ...
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