Quentin Dempster

Quentin Dempster WallMedia Quentin is one of Australia’s most distinguished journalists and commentators.He is a broadcaster and author, television presenter, interviewer, political and investigative reporter. His famous interview with an incoming premier testing his knowledge of the ‘separation of powers’ still resonates politically.After a 30 year career with the ABC Quentin is now a contributing editor at the Sydney Morning Herald.

His work involves research and analysis of complex policy issues – state and national economics, the environment, education, health, transport, but particularly corruption and public broadcasting.

In 1992 Quentin was awarded an Order of Australia (AM) for services to the media, particularly journalism and current affairs. In 2002 he was honoured with a Walkley Award for most outstanding contribution to journalism.

He is the author of three books to date: Honest Cops (1992), Whistleblowers (1997) and Death Struggle – How political malice and boardroom power plays are killing the ABC (2000).

Quentin and his wife are also tourism operators with The Winged House, www.thewingedhouse.com.au, acknowledged by travel critics as one of Tasmania’s unique places to stay.

Quentin’s special speaking topics are:

  • Crime and corruption
  • Climate change
  • Public broadcasting and media policy in Australia
  • Press freedom and journalism
  • Data retention, national security and counter terrorism
  • Voluntary euthanasia or assisted dying
  • NSW and national politics

To engage Quentin Dempster for presentation engagements, to discuss speaking topics, or for radio and television appearances, contact Peter Wall at Wall Media on 0408 489 057 or peter@wallmedia.com.au     www.wallmedia.com.au.