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Former Ministers spruiking for CSG - time to close the lobbyist revolving door

Lee Rhiannon 25 May 2015

Australian Greens spokesperson for democracy Senator Lee Rhiannon today called for a strengthening of the lobbyist code of conduct following revelations the coal seam gas industry has hired numerous former senior politicians.

"The fact that former senior Cabinet Ministers Greg Combet, Craig Emerson and Martin Ferguson, along with former Deputy Prime Ministers John Anderson and Mark Vaile, are now shills for the coal seam gas industry shows the explicit links between Labor, the Coalition and big mining," Senator Rhiannon said.

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