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WHS Committee

The purpose of the Work Health and Safety Committee is to facilitate consultation with MOP(S) Act employees on a broad range of work health and safety issues, including the development of work health and safety policies.

Members of the Work Health and Safety Committee

All employee representatives on the Work Health and Safety Committee are also Health and Safety Representatives.

The current Health and Safety Representatives and their contact details, where available, are listed in the table below:

Name Party Contact Details
Helen Lewis Liberal Party of Australia
Melanie Beaumont Liberal Party of Australia
Hugh Eriksson Liberal Party of Australia
Sarah Panizza Liberal Party of Australia
Josh Manuatu Liberal Party of Australia
Steve Michelson Australian Labor Party
Susanne Heath Australian Labor Party
TBC Australian Labor Party  
Simon Kelly The Nationals
Elliott Westbury Australian Greens
Kristian Nelson Independent Senators and Members

The following table lists the names and contact details, where available, of Deputy Health and Safety Representatives (DHSRs). A DHSR may only exercise voting rights at Committee meetings if an HSR from the same political party or independent grouping is unable to attend the meeting.

Name Party Contact Details
Charles Headlam Liberal Party of Australia
TBC Liberal Party of Australia  
Vacant Liberal Party of Australia  
Kylie Brenton Australian Labor Party
Vacant Australian Labor Party  
Miranda Broekman The Nationals
TBC Australian Greens  
Vacant Independent Senators and Members  

The Work Health and Safety Committee union representatives and their contact details, where available, are listed in the table below:

Name Party Contact Details
Kim Travers Community and Public Sector Union
TBC Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance  
Joanne Knight Australian Services Union

Contacting the WHS Committee

The Work Health and Safety Committee can be contacted by emailing MOPSWHS@finance.gov.au.

Minutes of Meetings

Minutes of WHS Committee meetings are published as soon as possible following each meeting.

Minutes of previous WHS Committee meetings are available.

Scheduled Meetings

The next Work Health and Safety Committee meeting will be held at Parliament House at 10:00am on Friday 26 May 2017.

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