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Quentin Dempster

Quentin Dempster worked at the ABC for 30 years (1984-2014) as a political and investigative reporter, TV current affairs presenter and interviewer. In 1986 he wrote and produced The Sunshine System, a television documentary about institutionalised corruption in Queensland. Before joining the ABC, he was chief political reporter and columnist for the Brisbane Telegraph. Quentin is a former staff-elected director of the ABC (1992-1996) and former chairman of The Walklev Foundation. He has written three books: Honest Cops (1992), Whistleblowers (1997) and Death Strugglehow political malice and boardroom power plays are killing the ABC (2000). In 1992 Quentin made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for services to iournalism and current affairs.