Peter Shergold's refugee role takes him back to beginnings - The Canberra Times

He's best known in Canberra as a long-serving public service chief. But many years before Peter Shergold became secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet in the Howard era, he worked with refugees and migrants as an academic.

More than 30 years after that experience led him into the federal bureaucracy - to establish the Office of Multicultural Affairs - Professor Shergold's latest role carries an echo of his earlier career. This month he joined the board of Australia for UNHCR, the charity that raises funds for the United Nations Refugee Agency. Click here to read the full article. 

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