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Brian Howe

Brian Howe A.M. is a Professorial Associate at the Centre for Public Policy at Melbourne University. Elected to the federal parliament in 1977 Brian represented the seat of Batman until 1996. Elected to the Ministry in 1983 and appointed to the Minister for Defence Support he subsequently served in social policy related Ministries including Social Security, Health and Housing. He was one of only four ministers who served continuously in the Hawke and Keating Ministries from 1983-1996. He was Deputy Prime Minister from 1991-1995. Since leaving politics in 1996 Brian has researched and taught social policy at Melbourne University. He is currently a member of the Board of the Australian and New Zealand School of Government and Chairman of Victorian based Disability Housing Trust.

Weighing up Australian values
Society - 12/04/2007 - 3 comments

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