Peter Harris

Peter Harris AO 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 worked for the Ansett-Air New Zealand aviation group as a consultant on transport policy. He has also worked in Canada, on exchange, with the Privy Council Office from 1993 to 1994. His career with the government started in 1976 with the Department of Overseas Trade and included periods with the Treasury, Finance, the Prime Minister’s Department, and Transport. Mr Harris also 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'.
Bio last updated 15 Feb 2018

Positions - Current

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
ChairmanProductivity Commission2013


Year started and most recent title

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