Attorney-General Vickie Chapman has appointed her own Chief of Staff – a former NT Liberal politician – as the state’s new Equal Opportunity Commissioner, sparking criticism of a “political appointment”.
Attorney-General Vickie Chapman. Photo: Tony Lewis / InDaily
Jodeen Carney is a former leader of the Country Liberal Party in the Northern Territory and was a member of the Legislative Assembly for nine years until 2010.
She has worked as Chapman’s Chief of Staff for the past three years.
Her appointment comes six months after the previous Commissioner, Niki Vincent – with whom Chapman had traded public jibes – quit for a similar equal…