The Cairns Post

Neo-Nazi in system for state


A NEO-Nazi was helping update the Victorian government’s computer systems before his affiliatio­ns were revealed.

News Corp can reveal IT guru and Nazi sympathise­r Tyrel Cameron worked for a consultant to the Department of Premier and Cabinet until last November.

But it was unknown to the government or the tech company he represente­d that Mr Cameron was a core member of Australia’s largest white supremacis­t group, the National Socialists Network.

A digital audit was ordered after his ultra right-wing affiliatio­n was exposed. But the government did not ask Victoria Police to investigat­e.

A DPC spokeswoma­n said Mr Cameron did not work on sensitive files or have access to personal data.

“The department is aware an IT consultant with alleged far-right political affiliatio­ns was formerly employed by a company contracted to provide services,” she said.

“While the contractor’s alleged political affiliatio­ns are of grave concern, the department has found no evidence of unlawful or malicious behaviour.”

Mr Cameron’s membership of the NSN was unveiled by a 60 Minutes investigat­ion in August. It is understood he cleared a police check.

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