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Mr Andrew Brookes, Mr Allan Asher, Ms Janine Reid, Professor Jane den Hollander, Mr Timothy Pride, Professor Ross Chapman, Professor Gael McDonald
The 2012 Brookes Oration was delivered by Allan Asher on Thursday 25 October 2012.
Allan Asher is a visiting researcher at the Regulatory Institutions Network, Australian National University. He chairs the Foundation for Effective Markets and Governance and has, for 40 years, worked as an advocate for sound consumer and competition policy both within Australia and internationally.
Allan was Commonwealth Ombudsman until October 2011 and prior to that Chief Executive of the Australian Communications Consumer Action network and Energy Watch in the UK. He has also undertaken the responsibilities of Deputy Chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and within the UK Office of Fair Trading. Throughout his career Allan has campaigned for fair and effective markets.