The Government today announced four appointments to the Fair Work Commission, including three new Commissioners and a Deputy President.
Mr Geoffrey Bull has been promoted to a Deputy President position on the Commission. Ms Tanya Cirkovic, Mr Christopher Platt and Mr Tony Saunders have been appointed as Commissioners.
“These appointees bring a wealth of experience to their roles and I am confident they will further enhance the important work performed by the Fair Work Commission,” Minister for Employment Senator Eric Abetz said today.
The new appointments were made by the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) today.
Mr Bull was appointed to the Commission as a Commissioner in 2012 and has been appointed as a Deputy President.
Ms Cirkovic is currently the Principal of her own boutique law firm, Tanya Cirkovic & Associates, specialising in employment and workplace relations.
Mr Platt is currently the Manager of Employee Relations at BHP Billiton’s Olympic Dam project.
Mr Saunders is a barrister based in Newcastle and Sydney specialising in employment litigation, including employment claims, industrial disputes, discrimination and work health and safety.