B. Witnesses appearing at public hearings

Thursday, 11 March 2021
Committee Room 2R1
Mr Alex Joske, Private capacity
Department of Home Affairs
Mr Chris Teal, Deputy Secretary Social Cohesion and Citizenship
Mr Marc Ablong PSM, Deputy Secretary National Resilience and Cyber Security
Mr Hamish Hansford, First Assistant Secretary Cyber Digital and Technology Policy
Department of Education
Mr Rob Heferen, Deputy Secretary, Higher Education, Research and International Group
Ms Karen Sandercock, First Assistant Secretary, International Division
Mr Dom English, First Assistant Secretary, Higher Education Division
Mr Travis Power, Assistant Secretary, Partnerships Branch
Mr Rajan Martin, Assistant Secretary, Governance Quality and Access Branch
University Foreign Interference Taskforce
Mr Chris Teal, Chair of the University Foreign Interference Taskforce
Australian Security Intelligence Organisation
Mr Mike Burgess, Director-General of Security
Human Rights Watch
Ms Elaine Pearson, Australian Director
Ms Sophie McNeill, Australia Researcher
Mr Drew Pavlou, Private capacity
Friday, 19 March 2021
Committee Room 2R1
Australian National University
Professor Brian Schmidt, Vice-Chancellor and President
Adelaide University (Via Video Conference)
Professor Peter Høj AC, Vice-Chancellor and President
Professor Anton Middelberg, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice President (Research)
University of Melbourne
Professor Michael Wesley, Deputy Vice-Chancellor International
University of Technology Sydney (Via Video Conference)
Professor Attila Brungs, Vice-Chancellor
Mr Iain Watt, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International)
Professor Kate McGrath, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Ms Judi Zielke, Chief Operating Officer
Dr Jack Steele, Director, Science Impact and Policy
Mr Dave Agnew, Director, Business and Infrastructure Services
Mr Nima Torabi, Executive Manager Security and Resilience
Australian Research Council
Professor Sue Thomas, Chief Executive Officer
Ms Kylie Emery, Branch Manager
Ms Kathie Dent, Acting Branch Manager, Policy & Strategy Branch
The University of Queensland (Via Video Conference)
Mr Peter Varghese, Chancellor
Professor Deborah Terry, Vice-Chancellor
Professor Aidan Byrne, Provost
The University of Sydney
Professor Duncan Ivison, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
UNSW Sydney (Via Video Conference)
Professor Ian Jacobs, President and Vice-Chancellor
Professor George Williams AO, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Planning and Assurance
Professor Nicholas Fisk AM, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Enterprise
Monash University (Via Video Conference)
Professor Margaret Gardner AC, President and Vice-Chancellor
Professor Abid Khan, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Global Engagement
Universities Australia
Ms Catriona Jackson, Chief Executive Officer
Professor John Dewar, Vice-Chancellor
Professor Margaret Sheil, Deputy Chair
The Group of Eight (Go8)
Ms Vicki Thomson, Chief Executive

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