Alan Rose (public servant)

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Alan Rose
AO
Secretary of the Attorney-General's Department
In office
1989–1994
Secretary of the Department of Community Services
In office
4 March 1986 – 24 July 1987
Personal details
Born Alan Douglas Rose
(1944-05-03)3 May 1944
Nationality Australia Australian
Alma mater University of Queensland
London School of Economics
Occupation Public servant

Alan Douglas Rose AO (born 3 May 1944) is a former senior Australian public servant. He was Secretary of the Attorney-General's Department between 1989 and 1994.

Life and career[edit]

Alan Rose was born in Brisbane on 3 May 1944.[1] He was educated at state schools: Rainworth Primary School; and Indooroopilly High School.[1]

From 1986 to 1987, Rose was Secretary of the Department of Community Services.[2][1] In the 1987 public service restructure, when all Australian Government departments were reorganised into 16 'super-ministries', Rose was named Associate Secretary of the Attorney-General's Department.[1] He was promoted to become the Department's Secretary in 1989.[1]

In May 1994, Rose left his Secretary role and was appointed President of the Australian Law Reform Commission.[3][4]

Rose joined law firm HWL Ebsworth as a consultant in 2011.[5] The same year, he was also appointed Chair of the Defence Honours and Awards Tribunal.[1]

Awards[edit]

Rose was made an Officer of the Order of Australia in January 1994 for service to public administration, particularly through service to the Attorney-General's Department.[6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Mr Alan Rose AO, Australian Government Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal, archived from the original on 4 February 2014 
  2. ^ CA 4133: Department of Community Services, Central Office, National Archives of Australia, retrieved 28 February 2014 
  3. ^ Alan Rose AO, Australian Law Reform Commission, 18 July 2012, archived from the original on 14 February 2014 
  4. ^ Keating, Paul (11 May 1994). "Statement by the Prime Minister" (Press release). Archived from the original on 28 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "HWL Ebsworth nabs three government lawyers". Lawyers Weekly. 1 November 2011. Archived from the original on 28 February 2014. 
  6. ^ Search Australian Honours: ROSE, Alan Douglas, Australian Government, archived from the original on 28 April 2014 

References[edit]

Preceded by
Mike Codd
Secretary of the Department of Community Services
1986 – 1987
Succeeded by
Tony Ayers
as Secretary of the Department of Community Services and Health
Preceded by
Pat Brazil
Secretary of the Attorney-General's Department
1989 – 1994
Succeeded by
Stephen Skehill