Technology unis turn to Labor for a lobbyist

The lobby’s new head joins from Tanya Plibersek’s office

Luke Sheehy is the new executive director of the Australian Technology Network, commencing June. What, you ask, Luke Sheehy, the former staffer to some-time Labor education ministerSilent Chris” Evans and now adviser to Deputy Opposition Leader and education portfolio shadow, Tanya Plibersek? That’s the one.

ATN members are Curtin U, Uni SA, RMIT and UTSQUT withdrew last year. It is now headquartered in Adelaide but it is understood Mr Sheehy will be based in Canberra.  He is expected to lift ATN’s policy and public profile.


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