Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Congratulations Peter Costello

Awarded this day the nation's highest honour - Companion (AC) in the Order of Australia

The Honourable Peter Howard COSTELLO, Camberwell Vic 3124

For eminent service to the Parliament of Australia, particularly through the development of landmark economic policy reforms in the areas of taxation, foreign investment, superannuation and corporate regulation, and through representative roles with global financial organisations.

Member for Higgins, Parliament of Australia, 1990-2009.
Deputy Leader, Liberal Party of Australia, 1994-2007.
Federal Treasurer, 1996-2007.
Shadow Treasurer, 1994-1996.
Shadow Finance Minister, 1983-1994.
Shadow Attorney-General and Shadow Minister for Justice, 1992-1993.
Shadow Minister for Corporate Law Reform and Consumer Affairs, 1990-1992.

Current Member, Board of Guardians, Australian Government Future Fund.
Member, Independent Advisory Board, World Bank, since 2008.
Current Managing Partner, BKK Partners.

Solicitor, Mallesons Stephen Jacques, Melbourne, 1981-1984.
Part-time Tutor in Law, Economics and Politics Department, Monash University, 1984-1986.
Member, Victorian Bar, 1984-1990.

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