23rd July 2014
"The Productivity Commission seems to be a lot in the news lately. I wonder why?" - Peter Harris AO
Peter Harris is the Chairman of the Productivity Commission. He has previously served as Secretary of the Commonwealth Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, and the Victorian Government agencies responsible for Sustainability and the Environment; Primary Industries; and Public Transport.
He has worked for the Ansett-Air New Zealand aviation group and as a consultant on transport policy. He has also worked in Canada on exchange with the Privy Council Office (1993-1994). His career with the government start in 1976 with the Department of Overseas Trade and included periods with the Treasury; Finance; the Prime Minister's Department and Transport; and he worked for two years in the Prime Minister's Office on secondment from the Prime Minister's Department as a member of then Prime Minister Bob Hawke's personal staff.
In 2013, he was made an Officer of the Order of Australia 'for distinguished service to public administration through leadership and policy reform roles in the areas of telecommunications, the environment, primary industry and transport'.
Venue: Papa Goose
91-93 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
23rd July 2014, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Ticket Price includes GST
Bookings Close: 21st July 2014