Bob Johnston (economist)

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Robert Johnston
4th Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia
In office
August 1982 – July 1989
Preceded by H. M. Knight
Succeeded by Bernie Fraser
Personal details
Nationality Australian
Profession Economist

Robert Alan 'Bob' Johnston AC is an Australian economist and was the 4th Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia.[1][2][3][4][5]


  1. ^ Kelly, Paul (2008). The End of Certainty: Power, Politics & Business in Australia. Allen & Unwin. ISBN 1-74175-498-4. 
  2. ^ "AM - 20 years since Aussie dollar floated". AM (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). 8 December 2003. Retrieved 24 February 2010. 
  3. ^ Weiniger, Peter (18 November 1981). "The winnowing begins". The Age (Google News Archive). Retrieved 24 February 2010. 
  4. ^ "Australia joins real world via Campbell, Keating and Howard". The Age (Google News Archive). 11 January 1984. Retrieved 24 February 2010. 
  5. ^ Howard, Patricia (17 July 1989). "Bank failed to redress inflation, head claims". The Age (Google News Archive). p. 3. Retrieved 24 February 2010. 
Preceded by
H. M. Knight
Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia
1982 - 1989
Succeeded by
Bernie Fraser