Craig Ogilvie says he done nothing wrong, despite sex tapes and pornography being found on his council-supplied mobile phone and laptop.
Craig Ogilvie says he done nothing wrong, despite sex tapes and pornography being found on his council-supplied mobile phone and laptop.

'Red-blooded' councillor says sex and porn in 'his domain'

A REDLAND City councillor who has had sex tapes and pornography found on his council-supplied mobile phone and laptop argues it is 'his domain' because he pays for the private use of the devices.

Speaking to 612 ABC Brisbane, Councillor Craig Ogilvie said if he was guilty of anything, it was of being red-blooded.

Councillor Ogilvie said suggestions he covertly took photos of women at the beach had already been dismissed by police, the ABC reported.

"The idea that I'm capable of, or have been indulging in that sort of behaviour is incorrect.

"The reality is that was investigated by the police (and) dismissed."

The councillor admitted to having videos of his own sex acts and pornographic images on his council-provided phone.

"In my situation, I'm not an employee, I'm a contractor, I in essence sit like a director on a company board," he said.

"I pay for personal use of my work-supplied devices.

"I think it's private stuff, personal stuff and I certainly think that it's my domain rather than the public domain."

Councillor Ogilvie said people should not be ashamed to admit they watched pornography.

"I don't think it's uncommon behaviour," he said.

"The time to be prudish about this sort of thing, I think we've moved on."

Is the councillor right in his argument?

This poll ended on 15 March 2016.

Current Results

Yes. If he is paying for the service

52%

No. It is council equipment he's using

11%

No. He shouldn't have it on work devices

29%

Depends on what sort of material it is

7%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.


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