Jun 21, 2017

Life after Parliament: the many curious jobs former pollies take up

And, in Kevin Rudd's case, the job he'd like to take up.

Stephen Mayne — Journalist and Founder

Stephen Mayne

Journalist and Founder

What does Kevin Rudd do now?

Did anyone notice former federal Labor MP Christian Zahra hitting the airwaves this week defending the special funding deals the Catholic education sector has received in recent years?

Zahra is one of many former MPs who has thrown himself into the political fray as he ekes out a living as the National Catholic Education Commission executive director after serving in the federal Parliament.

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5 thoughts on “Life after Parliament: the many curious jobs former pollies take up

  1. Michael Quincey O'Neill

    Stephen Conroy–Lobbyist for the gambling lobby!

  2. Di Keller

    Sooo, nothing about Julia ??

  3. klewso

    5:1? A dearth of Liberal/Nat examples?
    Peter McGauran – post Equine Influenza (cutting quarantine red-tape – as Howard’s Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry)?

  4. AR

    John Anderson gNat leader now a flak for fracking.
    Nobody would be wonder about Mar’n Fer’son wallowing in fossil fuel but I wasn’t aware of Crean’s repellent new job.
    Can’t say I’m surprised though, ever the slimey chancer & sell out.

    1. klewso

      He’s been there for a while – drawing his wage, head up his arse so he wouldn’t notice the inhumane treatment of our livestock, “self-regulation” and all.

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