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Meredith Ann Edwards AM

PhD ANU 1983

Career highlights

  • Emeritus Professor, University of Canberra (2005 - current)
  • Founding Director, National Institute of Governance, University of Canberra (1999 - 2004)
  • Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Canberra (1997 - 2002)
  • President, ACT Economic Society (1994 - 1995)
  • Deputy Secretary, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (1993 - 1997)
  • Head, Taskforce on Employment Opportunities, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (1993)
  • Director, National Housing Strategy, Department of Community Services and Health (1990 - 1992)
  • First Assistant Secretary, Social Policy Division (1987 - 1990)
  • Consultant to Minister for Social Security on child support (1986 - 1987)
  • Special Advisor on Youth Affairs (1983 - 1985)
  • Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of Canberra (1979 - 1983)

Career philosophy

"I have pursued professional positions in academia and the public sector where I believed I could effect improvements in public policy and where my mind and heart were at one."

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