Hon. Jeff Kennett AC

Former Victorian Premier

    Mr Kennett was an Officer in the Royal Australian Regiment, serving at home and overseas.

    He was a Member of the Victorian Parliament for 23 years and Premier of the State from 1992 to 1999.

    Mr Kennett is currently Chairman of EQT Holdings Limited and a Director of Seven West Media Ltd.

    He is also Chairman of Open Windows Australia Proprietary Limited, Chairman of CT Management Group Pty Ltd, Chairman of LEDified Lighting Corporation Pty Ltd and Chairman of Amtek Corporation Pty Ltd.

    Mr Kennett is the Chairman of The Torch, a program assisting incarcerated Indigenous men and women and post their release.

    Mr Kennett is also Chairman of the Expert Panel overseeing the introduction of the medically supervised injection facility in Victoria.

    Mr Kennett was the founder of beyondblue: the national depression, anxiety and suicide initiative and was Chairman from 2000-2017.

    Mr Kennett is associated with many other community organisations.

    In 2005 Mr Kennett was awarded the Companion of the Order of Australia.