Labor Politician, from NSW and more recently media commentator.
Was Minister for the Environment 1987-90 (a busy time in Australian green politics!) and super-briefly in 1994.
Published memoir “Whatever it takes.” Journalist Marianne Wilkinson published a book about him called “The Fixer”.
In 1989 he gave an interview to a new publication, ‘GreenWeek’
On 6 January 2017 he used his newspaper column in the Australian to urge Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to look again at his ‘silly green goals’.