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Appointment of Mr Mark Westfield.

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Thu, 20th August 2009


The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP

Leader of the Opposition

I am pleased to announce the appointment of experienced journalist and communications consultant, Mark

Westfield, to my media team.

Mark has had a distinguished career in financial journalism and has spent the past five years in corporate


He is well known and regarded for his time as business editor and financial columnist with The Australian,

business commentator for The Sydney Morning Herald, business reporter for ABC TV's Four Corners, business

and finance editor of ABC TV's The 7.30 Report, and three years as a Canberra-based political reporter for

Australian Business magazine.

Mark is an award-winning journalist and the author of two books.

He joins Andrew Hirst as a Senior Media Adviser in the Opposition Leader’s Press Office.

He will take up his position at the end of this month.