Denise Bradley

Denise Irene Bradley AC (23 March 1942 – 20 March 2020[1][2]) was an Australian higher education administrator with specialist interests in educational equity and excellence and equity. She was known for the Bradley Review of Higher Education (2008).

Professional careerEdit

Bradley had wide experience in higher education administration, including work with various Australian universities and service as vice-chancellor with the University of South Australia.[3] She was actively involved in Australia with the Tertiary Education Commission, the Higher Education Council, the Australian Universities Quality Assurance, IDP Australia and the Review of Higher Education in Australia.[3]

Awards and honoursEdit


  1. ^ Who's Who in Australia, ConnectWeb, 2018.
  2. ^ Ross, John (20 March 2020)."Vale Denise Bradley", Times Higher Education. Retrieved 20 March 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Citation for Emeritus Professor and honorary Doctor of the University" (PDF). University of South Australia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 March 2011. Retrieved 23 January 2011. - includes a 4 page biography.
  4. ^ "Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)". It's an Honour. Australian Government. 12 June 1995. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
    "In recognition of service to education and to educational policy in schools and universities, particularly in relation to access and equity for women and girls"
  5. ^ "Centenary Medal". It's an Honour. Australian Government. 1 January 2001. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
    "For service to Australian society through tertiary education"
  6. ^ "Companion of the Order of Australia (AC)". It's an Honour. Australian Government. 26 January 2008. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
    "For service to higher education through leadership and sector-wide governance, to the promotion of information-based distance learning, and to the advancement of Australian educational facilities internationally."