Andrew Podger

Andrew Podger is an Honorary Professor of Public Policy at ANU, Adjunct Professor at Xi’an Jiao-tong University and Visiting Professor at Zhejiang University (both in China). He is also a member of the Committee for Sustainable Retirement Incomes Policy. He was Secretary of the Australian Department of Health and Aged Care from 1996 to 2002, and previously headed the Departments of Housing and Regional Development and Administrative Services. He was Public Service Commissioner from 2002 to 2004. He was for many years involved in social policy including social security and welfare.


  • Completing the Reform Journey to Adequate, Secure And Sustainable Retirement Incomes for All Australians, 01 Nov 2016