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Reviewer and Expert Panel

The review was undertaken by Professor Graeme Samuel AC, who has specialist expertise in public policy in economic reform and regulation.

Professor Samuel was supported by an Expert Panel who brought expertise and experience in industry, environmental law, agriculture and Indigenous culture and heritage. Professor Samuel drew on other technical expertise as required.

The Reviewer

Graeme Samuel – Independent reviewer
Portrait photograph of the Reviewer, Graeme Samuels

Professor Graeme Samuel AC is a Professorial Fellow in Monash University’s Business School and School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine. He is also President of Dementia Australia, Chair of the National Health and Medical Research Council National Institute for Dementia Research, Chair of Lorica Health, Chair of South East Melbourne Primary Health Network and Chair of Airlines for Australia and New Zealand.

Professor Samuel’s previous roles include Chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Associate Member of the Australian Communications and Media Authority, and President of the National Competition Council. He was Chair of the Australian Government's Panel of the Review of Australia's Independent Medical Research Institutes and advisor to the Department of Health in its review of private health insurance.

Most recently, Professor Samuel was a member of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority’s Panel to conduct a Prudential Inquiry into the culture, governance and accountability of Commonwealth Bank of Australia and was Chair of the panel which conducted a Capability Review of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority. He has also just completed a review of the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct.

In 2010, he was made a Companion of the Order of Australia for eminent service to public administration through contributions in economic reform and competition law, and to the community through leadership roles with sporting and cultural organisations.

The Expert Panel

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Indicative review timeline

Review announced
Discussion paper
Submissions closed
Interim Report
Final Report