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January 19, 2022

Water compliance job goes to former Nats MP

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Former Nationals MP and police officer, Troy Grant, has become the Inspector-General of Water Compliance for the Commonwealth in a formal capacity.

A National Party press release says he had been acting in the role since December 16, 2020.

The press release says, ‘The role of Inspector-General is a regulatory role aimed at ensuring consistent, trusted and transparent management, with the ability to investigate and enforce non-compliance through audits and investigations’.

While the National Party has been embroiled in water theft and mismanagement accusations, Mr Grant quit politics in 2018 after his party faced an historic loss in the Orange by-election to the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party, which was widely attributed to backlash against the government’s bungled greyhound racing ban and forced council mergers.

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