The ‘Revolving Door’ series details the movement of Australian politicians and senior staffers into the industry they oversaw and vice versa.

If you wish to contribute to, or advise the Revolving Doors team please contact one of the editors at the bottom of the page.

Based on research compiled by Simone Marsh and Adam Lucas with the assistance of Joel Rosenzveig Holland. 

Wayne Swan

Wayne Swan

Hon Keith Pitt MP

Hon Keith Pitt MP

Stephen Galilee

Stephen Galilee

Paul Everingham

Paul Everingham

Senator Malcolm Roberts

Senator Malcolm Roberts

Mr Adam Giles MP

Mr Adam Giles MP

Sophie Mirabella

Sophie Mirabella

Hon Ian Macfarlane

Hon Ian Macfarlane

Hon Greg Hunt MP

Hon Greg Hunt MP

Senator the Hon James McGrath

Senator the Hon James McGrath

Barry O’Sullivan

Barry O’Sullivan

Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan

Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan

Based on research compiled by Michelle Fahy.                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Hon Dr Mike Kelly AM

Hon Dr Mike Kelly AM

Air Chief Marshal (ret’d) Mark Binskin AC

Air Chief Marshal (ret’d) Mark Binskin AC

Air Marshal (ret’d) Geoff Brown AO

Air Marshal (ret’d) Geoff Brown AO

The Hon Peter Reith AM

The Hon Peter Reith AM

Dr Tony Lindsay

Dr Tony Lindsay

Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC

Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC

The Hon Christopher Pyne

The Hon Christopher Pyne

Major General (ret’d) Duncan Lewis AO DSC CSC

Major General (ret’d) Duncan Lewis AO DSC CSC

The Hon Kim Beazley AC

The Hon Kim Beazley AC

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Callum Foote

Editor – Revolving Doors

Callum Foote
Callum Foote is Editor Revolving Doors, a database which exposes the links between big business and Australian governments. These links deliver well-resourced private interests with significant influence over Australia’s policy-making process.

Callum has researched the impact of the revolving doors phenomenon via an honours degree in political science with the University of Sydney which examined the influence key players in Australia's financial services industry exert over government.

You can contact Callum by email: [email protected]

Michelle Fahy

Contributing Editor – Revolving Doors

Michelle has had a long career in writing and research, initially in the financial services sector producing plain language investor communications. For the last ten years, she has been involved in research and campaigning for various organisations seeking to reduce warfare and militarism. An abiding interest has been the prevention of corruption via increased transparency and accountability. She is currently researching the links between politicians, public servants and military personnel, and weapons-making corporations.

You can contact Michelle by email: [email protected]

Simone Marsh

Contributing Editor

Simone Marsh
Simone Marsh was the founding Editor of our Revolving Doors. She was an analyst with the Queensland Government for over a decade. Her work involved drafting sections of the Queensland Coordinator-General’s EIS evaluation report for the world’s first onshore unconventional gas to LNG projects.

In 2010, she blew the whistle on the environmental impact assessment of Australia's two biggest coal seam gas developments, saying the process was fundamentally flawed. Her story was featured on ABC’s Four Corners.

Simone holds degrees in Science, Education and Psychology.

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