Parliamentary Workplace Support Service Advisory Board

The Parliamentary Workplace Support Service (PWSS) is an independent and confidential service which provides: • a broad range of human resource advice and assistance to parliamentarians and Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984 (MOPS) employees including education and work health and safety policy, compliance and incident management. • a range of trauma-informed support services and complaint resolution for all Commonwealth parliamentary workplace participants, • Pending the establishment of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Commission, the PWSS will also maintain an expanded workplace review function. The PWSS Advisory Board is to advise the CEO in relation to the performance of the functions of the PWSS or CEO and is to consider proposed mandatory policies or proposed mandatory education and training programs.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Statutory advisory structure

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Parliamentary Workplace Support Service Act 2023

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Classification

    B. Secondary statutory structure

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Ms. Carmel McGregor 15 April 2024 14 April 2029
Member The Hon. Andrew Greenwood 15 April 2024 14 April 2029
Member Ms. Tanya Hosch 15 April 2024 14 April 2027
Member Ms. Elizabeth Dowd 15 April 2024 14 April 2027
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