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The Hon Peter Collins AM QC

Role & responsibility:
Independent Director
Chair of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee (ARCC)

Appointment date:
1 July 2006


Qualifications and memberships

  • Bachelor of Law, University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Sydney
  • Member of the Order of Australia in 2004 and also received the Centenary Medal
  • RG 146 (ASIC Tier 1) for the Superannuation Industry,Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST)
  • Fellow of the AIST


Peter has had a distinguished career as a Company Director, a
Parliamentarian, a Military and Naval Reserve Officer, a Barrister and
ABC Journalist and has held a number of senior roles including:

  • Chair of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2004-11);
  • Member of Cancer Council of NSW (2004-06),
  • Chair of the Cancer Institute of NSW (2005-08);
  • Deputy Chair of the Centenary of ANZAC Commemoration Committee for NSW (2010 – 2011).
  • Chair of Barton Deakin Government Relations
  • Board member of Macquarie Generation (2006 – 2009)
  • Board member of the Workers Compensation Insurance Fund Investment Board of NSW (2005 – 2012)
  • Honorary Colonel of 1st Commando Regiment (1995-2000);
  • Active service in Iraq in 2007; where he was awarded the US Joint Service Commendation Medal
  • Captain in the RAN Reserve (Retired 2012)
  • Acting Fleet Legal Officer for RAN (2003).
  • NSW Parliament (1981 – 2003) including Minister for Health, Arts, Consumer Affairs and State Development, Attorney General, Treasurer of NSW, Deputy Leader and Leader of the NSW Opposition.
Other Directorships / appointments are detailed in the Relevant interests and relevant duties register.

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