WHS committee

Last updated
12 July 2022

The Work Health and Safety (WHS) committee facilitates consultation between Finance, Parliamentarians, and MOP(S) Act employees. The committee works together on a broad range of work health and safety issues, including developing work health and safety policies.  For more information, read the WHS committee terms of reference (see related resources).

Work health and safety committee members

The committee is made up of Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) from each workgroup. Workgroups are based on party lines proportionate to the number of employee positions in each work group. The committee also includes union and management representatives.

For information read role of committee members and Health and Safety Representatives (see related resources).

For MOP(S) Act employees, the role of Staff Assistance Officer is generally undertaken by each work group’s HSR. SAOs are employees trained to provide information and support regarding bullying and harassment in the workplace.

Current HSRs and their contact details are listed below:

The WHS Committee will be reconstituted shortly following the Federal Election. The table will be updated once HSRs are known.

Deputy Health and Safety Representatives (DHSR) only have voting rights at meetings if an HSR from the same workgroup is unable to attend.

Current DHSRs are listed below:

The WHS Committee will be reconstituted shortly following the Federal Election. The table will be updated once Deputy HSRs are known.

Current union representatives and their contact details are listed below:

Name

Party

Email

Telephone

Poni Ravula

United Services Union

pravula@usu.org.au

0459 060 804

Jordan Piggott

Community and Public Sector Union

Jordan.Piggott@cpsu.org.au

0428 349 420

Vacant

Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance

 

 

Vacant

Australian Services Union

 

 

Meeting minutes

Minutes from previous WHS Meetings are available upon request by emailing MOPSWHS@finance.gov.au.