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Mr Rob Knowles AO

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Mr Rob Knowles is a farmer and company director.

He is Chairman of the Royal Children's Hospital, Director of the Silverchain Group of Companies, St John of God Healthcare Ltd, Global Health Ltd, IPG Ltd and Drinkwise Australia Ltd. He is a former Chair of Mental Health Australia and was a Commissioner on the National Health and Hospital Reform Commission.

He is a former Victorian Minister of Health, Housing and Aged Care and has a strong interest in services for people with a lived experience, their families and support people.




"There are many reasons that governments need independent policy advice. Not least it is the fact that every major challenge of public administration - ensuring security, building a strong economy, coping with demographic change and crafting social policy requires a broad societal view in a rapidly changing world which can often get lost within any particular viewpoint."

Mr Rob Knowles AO
Mental Health Commissioner

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Rob Knowles at the community forum in Geelong

Rob speaking at the the community forum in Geelong, last year.

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