In Iraq War Inquiry Group I gave some background on the establishment of the Group and its objectives.
We are now in a position to announce the members of the committee which has been established to manage the affairs of the Group. The members are:
President: Mr Paul Barratt AO
Former Secretary, Department of Defence and former Deputy Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Vice-President: Mr Garry Woodard
Honorary Senior Fellow lecturing at the University of Melbourne and a former ambassador to Burma, China and Malaysia, national president of the Australian Institute of International Affairs. He is the author of Asian Alternatives: Australia’s Vietnam decision and lessons on going to war (2005) and Now We Know about Going to War in Iraq (2007).
Treasurer: Mr Andrew Farran
Former Australian diplomat, senior law academic, and business strategist. Company director and grazier.
Secretary: Dr Sue Wareham
Vice-President of the Medical Association for Prevention of War (Australia) and a member of the management committee in Australia of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.
Committee Member: Professor Richard Tanter
Senior Research Associate, Nautilus Institute, and Professor in the School of Political and Social Studies at the University of Melbourne.
Committee Member: Ms Pera Wells
Former Australian diplomat and Secretary-General of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (2006 - 9), when Hans Blix was President; Vice-president of the Australian Council for Human Rights Education and Australian Representative on the steering committee for the Global Interdependence Movement.
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