Commissioner, NSW Ageing and Disability Commission
Robert Fitzgerald AM was a Commissioner on the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. He was formerly a Commissioner with the Productivity Commission, the inaugural Chair of the Advisory Board, Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission and a deputy ombudsman in NSW. He is currently NSW Ageing and Disability Commissioner.
Robert has served on numerous NGO boards including previously as President Australian Council of Social Service, NSW State President St Vincent de Paul Society and is currently a Board Member of Social Ventures Australia and Chair of Caritas Australia.
He holds degrees in commerce and law from the University of NSW and an honorary doctorate from the Australian Catholic University and is currently an Adjunct Professor with the University of Western Australia. He was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 1994.
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