Who is The Australia Institute?
The Australia Institute's Board represents a range of views and priorities, and its staff includes policy experts from fields as diverse as economics, public health and law. What unites us is a belief that, through a combination of research and creativity, we can develop the new ideas and practical policy solutions that a progressive Australia needs.
Board of Directors
|John McKinnon (Chair)
NGO director, and philanthropist, formerly worked in funds management and international development
Senior Lecturer, Political Economy, University of Sydney
|Barbara Pocock (Deputy Chair)
Emeritus Professor, Business School, University of South Australia
Psychologist and economist
Founder and Director, Social Justice Fund
Former CEO of Philanthropy Australia (96-06)
Federal Secretary, Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation
National President of the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union.
Principal, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers. Head of the National Employment and Industrial Relations group at Maurice Blackburn lawyers since 1997.