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Mark Brindal

About Mark -

Mark Brindal was Member of the South Australian Parliament from 1989 to 2006, and was Minister for Water Resources, Local Government, Youth and Employment and Training during the Olsen and Kerin governments.

He has been an advocate on social issues throughout his career, and is now involved in academic writing and is a public policy consultant.

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Beware the grand plans of politicians

Beware the grand political gesture, writes former Liberal minister Mark Brindal. More often than not they are the ill-considered over-reaction of a government that has either made a mistake or finds itself on the wrong side of public opinion.