An unwinnable argument

News Limited papers hopped into Queensland VCs over what they were paid last year – which upset CQU’s Nick Klomp who tells staff where they were wrong about his

“I am certainly conscious of my relative financial privilege in this climate, however the reality is that all CQ University executives, including me, were paid less in 2020 than in 2019 – and that is as it should be,” he added.

Good-o but it’s an argument he cannot win, whatever he was paid critics would complain it was too much. As The Australian (April 17 2015) reported then Uni Melbourne VC Glyn Davis saying when his pay came up in 2015, “only a mug defends their salary.”