NSW Liberal minister Matt Kean appointed chair of Climate Change Authority by Anthony Albanese

Former NSW Liberal treasurer Matt Kean has been appointed the chair of the Climate Change Authority. 

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese made the surprise announcement on Monday, just days after Mr Kean quit state parliament.

‘As a former NSW Treasurer and minister for energy and the environment, Matt Kean is uniquely qualified to lead the Climate Change Authority and I am so pleased that he has accepted the government’s invitation to take up the vacancy,’ Mr Albanese said.

Mr Kean, previously worked as the former energy minister in the NSW state Liberal government led by Dominic Perrottet.

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