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The Palaszczuk Government has announced an important element of its plan to create jobs and drive Queensland’s future economic prosperity.

Following a widely advertised expression of interest and a direct nomination process for representative roles, Minister for Training and Skills Yvette D’Ath has revealed the final composition of the members of Jobs Queensland.

The members representing employer and employee organisations are:

  •          Mr Daniel Gschwind from the Queensland Tourism Industry Council;
  •          Ms Kristine Skippington representing the National Retail Association;
  •          Mr David Norris representing the Queensland Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
  •          Ms Charis Mullen from the Australian Workers’ Union;
  •          Mr Rohan Webb from the AMWU;
  •          Ms Jennifer Thomas from the Services Union.

These appointees provide a wide range of experience across industries, skill-sets and regions.

Additional expert members with a mix of skills relevant to Jobs Queensland are:

  •          Mr Peter Henneken, who has vast experience in labour market and skilling issues and has been recognised for his contribution to the training sector;
  •          Ms Tamilyn Brennan, who has extensive experience in employment, training and Indigenous initiatives in regional locations;
  •          Mr Alan Sparks, who has detailed knowledge of and experience in the VET sector and group training organisations;
  •          Professor Paul Boreham, Emeritus Professor from the University of Queensland;
  •          Dr Scott Davis, who has a comprehensive background in workforce development, education and health in regional locations has also been appointed.

To read more go to: Queensland Government media statement

Last updated 12 April 2019