Employment
The Fair Work Commission is Australia's national workplace relations tribunal. It is an independent body with the power to carry out a range of functions including: - Providing a safety new of minimum conditions, including minimum wages in awards; - Facilitating good faith bargaining and the making of enterprise agreements; - Granting remedies for unfair dismissal; - Regulating the taking of industrial action; and - Resolving a range of collective and individual workplace disputes.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Fair Work Act 2009

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    0

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Function Categorization

    Tribunal

  • Creation Date

    1 July 2009

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Deputy President Mr. David James Barclay 28 June 2017 15 September 2029
Deputy President Ms. Abbeygail Beaumont 14 August 2017 25 December 2036
Deputy President Ms. Amber Millhouse 24 September 2017 2 November 2046
Deputy President Mr. Ian Masson 31 July 2017 11 January 2027
Other Mr. Bernie Riordan 26 March 2012 23 May 2027
Other Ms. Katrina Harper-Greenwell 1 February 2016 10 September 2033
Other Ms. Melanie Binet 1 February 2016 15 September 2034
Other Mr. Peter Hampton 11 January 2010 2 December 2025
Other Mr. William Richard Clancy 3 February 2016 31 March 2036
Other Mr. Nicholas Paul Wilson 29 April 2013 2 May 2025
Other Mr. Reginald Sydney Hamilton 26 May 2009 1 March 2022
Other Mr. Jonathan Marc Hamberger 26 May 2009 25 June 2024
Other Justice Iain Ross AO 1 March 2012 6 January 2024
Other Ms. Susan Booth 3 October 2011 16 February 2022
Other Mr. Joseph Catanzariti 4 June 2013 3 June 2024
Other Mr. Ian Walter Cambridge 17 June 2010 9 February 2023
Other Ms. Anna Booth 19 March 2012 24 November 2020
Other Ms. Donna Sarah McKenna 30 March 2012 17 December 2025
Other Mr. Bruce David Williams 26 May 2009 19 January 2023
Other Mr. Peter John Andrew Sams AM 30 March 2012 4 January 2021
Other Mr. Peter Christian Anderson 18 April 2017 22 April 2025
Other Ms. Michelle Patricia Bissett 25 January 2010 1 November 2022
Other Mr. David Gregory 10 April 2012 23 December 2019
Other Ms. Lyndall Dean 30 May 2016 12 May 2037
Other Mr. Geoffrey Bull 17 September 2015 14 March 2022
Other Hon Judge Peter Dennis Hannon 1 July 2017 24 November 2019
Other Mr. Alan Carnegie Colman 26 April 2017 6 August 2035
Other Ms. Tanya Cirkovic 2 November 2015 22 April 2028
Other Mr. Chris Simpson 20 May 2010 13 November 2034
Other Ms. Sarah McKinnon 1 May 2017 15 February 2042
Other Mr. Christopher Platt 2 November 2015 18 January 2026
Other Mr. Leigh Andrew Hyland Johns 8 April 2013 6 October 2034
Other Mr. Tony Saunders 12 October 2015 2 May 2039
Other Ms. Paula Spencer 26 May 2009 25 May 2029
Other Ms. Anna Lee Cribb 26 May 2009 10 January 2019
Other Mr. Tim Kevin Lee 8 September 2011 9 March 2029
Other Ms. Anne Gooley 28 March 2013 9 April 2018
Other Ms. Ingrid Catherine Asbury 28 March 2013 9 October 2028
Other VACANT    
Other Mr. Val Paul Gostencnik 8 April 2013 10 April 2028
Other Mr. John Kovacic 12 August 2013 15 May 2022
Other Mr. Adam Hatcher SC 15 April 2013 10 March 2028
Other Ms. Jennifer Hunt 8 February 2016 18 November 2038
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