Dr Gary Johns served as former Assistant Minister for Industrial Relations, Special Minister of State & Vice-President of the Executive Council in the Keating Labor Government. A philosophical rethink saw him accept a series of appointments in the service of economic rationalism, including Senior Fellow at the IPA and Assoc. Commissioner at the Productivity Commission. He recently served as Commissioner of
the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profits Commission.
Liberty Itch offers fearless, battle-tested, libertarian ideas. Our clarion call for freedom pits us squarely against those who would crush the individual: the socialist, whose relentless collectivism leads ultimately to barbarity and despair; and the conservative who, in equal measure appalled by our common opponent, seeks merely to conserve the status quo no matter the plight of the individual.