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John Falzon

John Falzon | 

John FalzonDr John Falzon is a political sociologist, poet and author of The Language of the Unheard (2012). He has been Chief Executive Officer of the St Vincent Paul Society National Council of Australia since 2006. He has written and spoken widely on the structural causes of marginalisation and inequality in Australia and has long been an advocate for a fairer and more equitable society. John has worked in academia, in research and advocacy with NGOs, and in community development in large public housing estates. He was a participant in the 2020 Summit, has served on the ACOSS Board as well as on Government advisory committees such as the Community Response Task Force during the Global Financial Crisis and the Energy White Paper High Level Consultative Committee. He has been a member of the Australian Social Inclusion Board since its inception in 2008 and was appointed in 2012 to the Department of Human Services’ Council on Strategy and Innovation. He was also recently appointed by the Minister for Human Services to help conduct an Independent Review of Centrepay. Follow John on Twitter

 



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