27 June 2017
Media Release - #2017052, 2017

Appointment of member to the Board of Taxation

The Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP, today announced the appointment of Dr Julianne Jaques as a part-time member of the Board of Taxation (the Board) for a three-year period from 1 July 2017.

The Board is a non-statutory advisory body charged with contributing a business and broader community perspective in improving the design of taxation laws and their operation.

Dr Jaques has over 15 years’ experience as a barrister at the Victorian Bar, specialising in taxation. She is a member of the Tax Practitioners Board appointed in 2016 and a member of the Victorian State Council of the Tax Institute. Dr Jaques has both a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Laws from Monash University, and is a Doctor of Juridical Science awarded by the University of Melbourne.

The Government thanks the outgoing member, Mr John Emerson AM for the valuable contribution he has made to the Board during his tenure as Deputy Chair and member. His experience and knowledge has been of considerable benefit to the Board.