Wa­ter boss quits

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - NEWS -

THE state’s most se­nior wa­ter of­fi­cial has re­signed af­ter it was re­vealed he shared con­fi­den­tial gov­ern­ment in­for­ma­tion with in­dus­try lob­by­ists.

Gavin Han­lon, the one-time deputy di­rec­tor-gen­eral of the NSW Depart­ment of Pri­mary In­dus­try’s wa­ter divi­sion, ten­dered his res­ig­na­tion on Fri­day. It came af­ter the ABC aired record­ings al­legedly cap­tur­ing Mr Han­lon of­fer­ing to pro­vide ir­ri­ga­tion lob­by­ists with ac­cess to clas­si­fied doc­u­ments.

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