Good on ya Campbell

Brisbane Times

The clean outs are well underway in Queensland. Take note John Key..this is how you clean house.

The Newman government has asked all 12 members of the Queensland Heritage Council to resign and reapply for their positions as part of a major review.

Sources within the conservation movement today said many members were shocked by the call, which was made in a letter from Environment and Heritage Protection Minister Andrew Powell last week.

A spokeswoman for Mr Powell confirmed the move in a written statement to brisbanetimes.com.au this morning.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the QHC, which was formed in 1992 as part of the Queensland Heritage Act to compile a Queensland Heritage Register.

“The Newman government wants to renew, consolidate and strengthen the Queensland Heritage Council to reflect its increased standing and recognition in the environment portfolio and in government,” the government spokeswoman said.

“As part of this process, current members have been asked to resign, to allow a considered process to be undertaken.

 


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him.  But you can’t ignore him.

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