The Hon John Brumby

Chairman of the COAG Reform Council
Reform or Perish – A Report Card on Five Years of National Reform
Wednesday, 6 November 2013
Arrive from 11.30, lunch at 12, speaker 12.30 concludes 1.30pm

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The Hon John Brumby was the former Premier of Victoria (2007 – 2010) and has immense experience in public life. Mr Brumby has served more than 10 years as Treasurer and then Premier of Victoria, six years as Leader of the Victorian Opposition, and seven years as Federal MHR for Bendigo during the period of the Hawke Government.

Since retiring from politics, Mr Brumby has accepted a number of board positions as well as a joint appointment to both the Melbourne and Monash Universities as a Vice‑Chancellor’s Professorial Fellow. He is Chairman of the Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) Superannuation Fund, an Independent Director of Huawei Technologies (Australia) Pty Limited and a Director of Citywide Solutions Pty Ltd.

Mr Brumby was also a Panel Member of the Federal Government’s Review into GST Distribution and led the Review into the feasibility of the establishment of a Commonwealth Anti‑Dumping Authority.

In addition, Mr Brumby is a Member of the Leadership Advisory Board of the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) at Monash University; a Member of the Business and Economics (B&E) Board, Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne; and an Associate of the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, also at the University of Melbourne.

Mr Brumby is also the Chairman of Trustees of the Joe Welch Bursary Trust, an active member of the Fred Hollows Foundation and an Australia Day Ambassador.