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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

Helen.Lewis@aph.gov.au
07 5500 5919

Melanie Beaumont Liberal Party of Australia

Melanie.Beaumont@treasury.gov.au
02 6277 7340

Hugh Eriksson Liberal Party of Australia

Hugh.Eriksson@aph.gov.au
02 9929 9822

Sarah Panizza Liberal Party of Australia

Sarah.Panizza@aph.gov.au
08 9300 2244

Josh Manuatu Liberal Party of Australia

Josh.Manuatu@aph.gov.au
02 6277 3019

Steve Michelson Australian Labor Party

Steve.Michelson@aph.gov.au
03 9326 1300

Susanne Heath Australian Labor Party

Susanne.Heath@aph.gov.au
03 9890 7022

TBC Australian Labor Party  
Simon Kelly The Nationals

Simon.j.Kelly@aph.gov.au
07 4121 7560

Elliott Westbury Australian Greens

Elliott.Westbury@aph.gov.au
03 9417 0759

Kristian Nelson Independent Senators and Members

Kristian.Nelson@aph.gov.au
03 9820 2222

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

Charles.Headlam@aph.gov.au
03 6231 0099

TBC Liberal Party of Australia  
Vacant Liberal Party of Australia  
Kylie Brenton Australian Labor Party

Kylie.Brenton@aph.gov.au
02 6277 4840

Vacant Australian Labor Party  
Miranda Broekman The Nationals

Miranda.Broekman@agriculture.gov.au
02 6277 7520

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

kim.travers@cpsu.org.au

TBC Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance  
Joanne Knight Australian Services Union

jknight@syd.asu.asn.au

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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