NSW upper house votes to ban property developers serving as councillors

Craig Thomson
By Craig Thomson
Updated October 5 2021 - 12:20pm, first published June 23 2021 - 11:00pm
Labor's spokesperson for Heathcote and Oatley Mark Buttigieg MLC.

A vote to ban property developers from serving as councillors has passed the NSW Legislative Council.


Craig Thomson

I am a media and communications professional with experience across print, digital, social and radio broadcast. I am currently an Editor at Australian Community Media of three southeast Queensland mastheads, the Redland City Bulletin, the Jimboomba Times and the Beaudesert Times. I was a Senior Journalist, at the Glen Innes Examiner before becoming the editor of the Young Witness, then the Daily Liberal and then seven suburban mastheads in southeast Sydney, including St George and Sutherland Shire Leader. I was a Radio Broadcaster/Presenter on Bay FM, a Music Journalist, a Travel Blogger, a Film and Television Analyst/Writer and a Political Commentator. I was a serious musician, but now I am just an enthusiastic hobbyist.