Christian Kerr is known as an Australian conservative political staffer who went on to become a political commentator. He was also famous for being a co-founder of the online news service Crikey. The Australian also employed him as a journalist and columnist.
In his early career, Kerr worked as a staffer to Howard government cabinet members Robert Hill, Amanda Vanstone and former South Australian Premier John Olsen and corporate relations manager for construction giant Baulderstone Hornibrook. The Crikey's "Hillary Bray" column was written by Kerr under a pseudonym in 2004. He joined Rupert Murdoch's The Australian in 2008.
An Australian conservative think-tank called Institute of Public Affairs Review hired him as regular columnist. He was a contributing editor to the Australian edition of The Spectator. The ABC Radio National's Late Night Live with Philip Adams and other programs like ABC News Radio, Sky News Australia, ABC Television News Breakfast, and ABC News Radio had him on as a regular guest.