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Quentin Dempster

Walkley Foundation
Quentin Dempster AM is chairman of the Walkley Trustees. He was staff-elected director of the ABC 1992-1996. He has 46 years’ experience in print and broadcast journalism starting as a cadet on The Maryborough Chronicle, then police, courts, industrial and political rounds and column writing for the Brisbane Telegraph. He was awarded an Australian Journalists’ Association Gold Honour Badge for meritorious service in 1982 and served as AJA Queensland branch president 1975-1984. He was appointed associate producer of Nationwide on ABC TV in 1984, Queensland political editor and presenter 7.30 Report 1987-1990, presenter 7.30 Report NSW 1990-1994; head investigative unit to 1996; presenter Stateline NSW and 7.30 NSW from 1996 to 2014. In 1986 he wrote and produced the documentary The Sunshine System about institutional corruption in Queensland. He is the author of three books: Honest Cops (1992), Whistleblowers (1997) and Death Struggle (2000). He was made a member of the Order of Australia in 1992 for services to the media particularly in journalism and current affairs. In 2002 he was awarded the Walkley Award for Outstanding Contribution to Journalism.