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Anne advises government entities and not for profit entities on competitive tendering, probity and governance issues. Anne is an experienced Probity Practitioner and has been a lawyer for over 25 years, including as a partner at the national firms of Blake Dawson and Sparke Helmore, Lawyers. Anne is a long term member of the DTF Whole of Victorian Government Professional Advisory Panel (Probity Practitioners).
Additionally, Anne is an experienced public sector board member, having served on the RMIT University Council (2003-2012, including as Chancellor in 2010), the Metropolitan Waste Management Group (2006-2012), the Victorian Government Purchasing Board (2004-2011) the EPA Advisory Board (2013-2014), a board member of the Sustainability Advisory Fund and a panel chair of the Merit Protection Authority and the Disciplinary Appeals Board (DEECD).
Anne is an accredited Gateway Reviewer for Department of Treasury and Finance (Vic) and in that role has undertaken Gateway Reviews on major government projects in the transport, IT and Construction areas.
Anne’s recent experience includes as probity practitioner on over 900 projects as a member of Victorian Government Probity Practitioners Panel since 2002 and as an adviser to Commonwealth government entities including the Department of Defence – advising Victorian Government departments, agencies and authorities (together with Commonwealth and Local Government) and not for profits on matters relating to probity, tendering and governance.
Anne also conducts investigations on behalf of public sector clients, including on misconduct matters.