- In brief: Font PR associate Danielle McKay will work in Premier Jeremy Rockliff’s workplace as a media advisor for eight weeks whereas he hunts for a brand new director of communications
- What’s subsequent?: An integrity skilled has criticised the transfer saying non-public PR companies shouldn’t be given positions within the public sector.
A associate of certainly one of Tasmania’s greatest public relations and lobbying companies will work because the premier’s media advisor for the following two months, an association savaged as “clearly fallacious” by a number one integrity skilled.
Danielle McKay, a associate with Font PR — a agency with intensive Liberal Get together hyperlinks — has been appointed to work in Premier Jeremy Rocklfif’s workplace for eight weeks, whereas it hunts for a brand new communications and media director.
Centre for Public Integrity director Geoffrey Watson SC referred to as on the association to be scrapped instantly.
He mentioned it gave rise to the same battle of curiosity because the PwC scandal, the place a associate had entry to confidential authorities data that was of profit to the agency’s purchasers.