Professor Julian Disney AO


Professor Julian Disney AO is a member of CEDA's Board of Governors, an advisory body comprised of eminent Australians.

Professor Julian Disney AO is Director of the Social Justice Project at the University of NSW. He is also the Chair of Australian Press Council, Anti-Poverty Week, the National Affordable Housing Summit and the National Community Tax Forum.

Professor Disney has previously been a Law Reform Commissioner, Coordinator of the Sydney Welfare Rights Centre, Professor of Public Law at ANU, President of the Australian Council of Social Service, and World President of the International Council on Social Welfare, which represents national social welfare organisations from more than 80 countries. He has chaired three independent inquiries, and been a member of many advisory committees, for governments at national and state level.

In 1995, Professor Disney was appointed an officer in the Order of Australia for service to the development of economic and social policy and to the law, and he has been awarded an honorary Doctorate of Laws by the University of NSW.

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