Safe Work Australia welcomes new Chair

Safe Work Australia’s Chief Executive Officer Michelle Baxter has welcomed the appointment of Ms Diane Smith-Gander as Chair of Safe Work Australia.

Minister for Employment, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash appointed Ms Smith-Gander to the role of Chair for a period of three years.

Ms Smith-Gander is Chairman of Broadspectrum Limited, non-executive director of Wesfarmers Limited, a CEDA board member and President of Chief Executive Women. She has held senior roles with Westpac Banking Coorporation and McKinsey & Company.

A childhood experience of her father’s workplace injury was the seed of her passion for improving workplace safety and she has taken active governance and operational roles in this area throughout her career.

More information about Ms Diane Smith-Gander is available on Our Members page.


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