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Australia’s political revolving door between military industry and government – Reynolds and Reith

 

Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC

MILITARY INDUSTRY REVOLVING DOOR, MichaelWest.com 15 Apr 20

The “spruiker-in-chief” of defence industry has been involved with promoting military industry interests since the late 1980s when she co-founded the WA Defence Industry Council. Reynolds combined a career in the army reserves with political staffing roles for the Liberals, and a stint with industry giant Raytheon, before becoming a senator for WA in 2014. From 2 March 2019, she served as Minister for Defence Industry before being promoted to Defence Minister on 29 May 2019……..  https://www.michaelwest.com.au/linda-reynolds/

The Hon Peter Reith AM

MILITARY INDUSTRY REVOLVING DOOR

Former Howard government defence minister Peter Reith created a storm of protest when he quit politics and started work within a day or two for Tenix Defence (now BAE Systems Australia) as a consultant on government relations. Tenix Defence was Australia’s largest military industry corporation and a significant contractor to the department over which Reith had just had oversight. ……..more  https://www.michaelwest.com.au/peter-reith/ ……  https://www.michaelwest.com.au/linda-reynolds/

April 16, 2020 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, politics, secrets and lies, weapons and war

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