Here’s a list to help me keep track. I’m listing these on the day I gave the interview, not when it was published.
Just for context, some prior dates as well:
Resigned: 9 September 2020
Handed over laptop and pass to DTF: 10 September 2020
Participated for the first time in any protest: 13 September 2020 – put out my boots
Wrote to the Treasurer Tim Pallas – published later on Catallaxy files: 13 September 2020
Second article that I wrote got published in AFR: 16 September 2020
First article that I wrote – published on Catallaxy files: 21 September 2020
THURSDAY 17 SEPTEMBER 2020
Ausbiz (these people want me to BUY the interview! Absurd. Their email to me).
SBS News (Hindi)
Channel 7 (yet to be released – expected Sunday 27 September 2020)
Sky News (Peta Credlin)
Friday 18 September 2020
Neil Mitchell (radio)
Saturday 19 September 2020
Matt Lawson [Instagram | Youtube]
Monday 21 September 2020
Albert Dadon | Promo
Tuesday 22 September 2020
Wednesday 23 September 2020
Matt Wong Continue Reading
I worked in the Department of Treasury and Finance as a professional economist for 15 years, but the constraints on free speech as public servant were preventing me from expressing my opposition to the police state we now have in Victoria. To protest, I resigned on 9 September 2020. The resignation was accepted and fully processed on 10 September 2020.
For my ready reference.
I had a LOT to say about why I was resigning, but chose not to do so. There would be plenty of time later. BFN is part of the explanation. And I’m currently working on another book project that will explain why it was essential to resign. [Of course, at the time I resigned I had not only no other job – but had moved to an entirely new country mid-career, and had severe RSI and acute pain etc. – but sometimes one has to burn the bridges to a road that goes nowhere. ]
Came across this 1991 newsreport from Assam about my being shunted around by Hiteswar Saikia. This was not the first such case – I had been moved from Director Rural Development earlier that year after I refused to do his bidding to award a major cement contract to his crony