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Rob Hudson
Group General Manager, Programs and Policy

Rob Hudson oversees the Brotherhood of St Laurence’s programs in the community and helps lead policy development.

Rob has held leadership roles in the community sector including as executive director of both the Youth Affairs Council of Victoria and the Victorian Council of Social Service. He also served as a senior advisor to then Deputy Prime Minister Brian Howe. He has also been a CEO of the employment service agency, WorkPlacement.

Rob was an MP in the Victorian Parliament from 2002 to 2010, during which he served as Parliamentary Secretary to then Premier John Brumby. Rob chairs the Balibo House Trust, an organisation promoting development in East Timor. He has degrees in Social Work and Law.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse. Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.