Bruce Donald AM

Bruce Donald AM
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Lawyer, Manager & Director

Other degrees: LLM (Harvard)

Bruce has practised for over 45 years in commercial, public, media and environmental law. He studied at Harvard under a Harkness Fellowship before becoming partner in two leading commercial law firms and co-authoring Donald and Heydon Trade Practices Law. Since 1984, Bruce's practice has included advising Indigenous communities on land rights and management.

  • Former ABC General Counsel, Australian Heritage Commissioner and Chair of the Environmental Defenders Office, NSW.
  • Former Treasurer of the Fragile X Association of Australia, supporting families like his own affected by this disabling genetic condition.
  • Appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2005, recognising his service to law and to the community.

Bruce Donald AM

BA '65
LLB (Hons) '68
Years at ANU
1962 to 1967

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