Robert Anderson is a former Australian rules football player.
He was born and raised in Canberra and was recruited form local club Queanbeyan.
He played with Footscray, now known as the Western Bulldogs, in a variety of positions, but mostly on the wing and flanks. He joined the Bulldogs at the start of 1980, Royce Hart"s first year as coach. Anderson returned to Queanbeyan at the end of his first season, mainly because of injury, but was enticed back to the Bulldogs three years later for another two-year stint.
After retiring at a relatively early age from VFL football, he returned to the Queanbeyan Tigers and with his long raking left foot, was a key player in no less than four premierships from 1985 to 1994.
His playing measurements were 178 cm and 78 kg. He played 16 games in three full seasons with the Bulldogs, the low number representing inconsistent form and persistent injury problems.