Bailey, Peter Hamilton

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Bailey, Peter Hamilton

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  • Professor Peter Bailey AM OBE

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1927 -

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Professor Bailey graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the Canberra University College in 1950 and a Master of Laws at ANU in 1954. He was a Rhodes Scholar for Victoria. His earlier career was in the Commonwealth Public Service, where he served in the Treasury and then in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, becoming a Deputy Secretary in 1972. He was a full time member of the Royal Commission on Australian Government Administration 1974-76. Peter was appointed CEO of the Commonwealth’s Human Rights Commission in 1981. He joined ANU as a Visiting Fellow in 1987 and became an Adjunct Professor in 1999. Peter’s specific area of research relates to government and its instrumentalities.

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