John Brumby

The Hon John Brumby AO was installed as the eighth Chancellor of La Trobe University on 29 March 2019.

Mr Brumby has extensive experience in public life, serving as Premier of Victoria (2007 to 2010), Victorian Treasurer (2000-2007), as well as six years as Leader of the Victorian Opposition and seven years as Federal MHR for Bendigo during the Hawke Government era.

Since leaving Government and political life, Mr Brumby has taken on a range of roles in the business, not for profit and university sectors. He is chair of a number of business organisations including Citywide Solutions Pty Ltd, the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Trust, BioCurate, and the Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) Superannuation Fund. He also teaches as an Enterprise Professor at the University of Melbourne.

In the not-for-profit sector Mr Brumby is Chair of the Olivia Newton John Cancer Research Institute and the Fred Hollows Foundation. He is also the National President of the Australia China Business Council.

Friday 9 August 5.30pm Ulumbarra Foyer BOOK LAUNCH

Saturday 10 August 11.45am Ulumbarra Theatre DEMOCRACY AND ITS CRISIS