The Hon. Grace Grace MP
Minister for Education and Minister for Industrial Relations.
Electorate Office Address
Unit 2 Hill House, 541 Boundary Street
(Corner Bradley Street)
SPRING HILL QLD 4000
Phone: (07) 3145 9100
Fax: (07) 3145 9109
Email: mcconnel [at] parliament.qld.gov.au
Ministerial Office Address
1 William Street
BRISBANE QLD 4000
Phone: (07) 3719 7110
Email: industrialrelations [at] ministerial.qld.gov.au
Acting Deputy Director-General, Office of Industrial Relations
Tony has responsibility for improving work health and safety and electrical safety performance through the regulatory framework and provision of services; regulatory responsibility and provision of policy advice on workers compensation matters; and supporting a productive industrial relations framework for the public sector in Queensland.
Previous roles include Executive Director of the Electrical Safety Office, Executive Director of the Industrial Relations Division and Tony has worked in various senior roles in financial and business services, human resource management and as chief information officer (ICT).
Tony holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Master's degree in Public Administration from Griffith University and the Australian and New Zealand School of Government.
Executive Director, Business and Corporate Services
Andrew oversees the corporate functions of the Office of Industrial Relations. Previous roles include the Executive Director of Public Sector Industrial Relations, the Commonwealth Government workplace relations regulator and working in private legal practice, specialising in commercial law and workplace relations. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons), as well as an Executive Masters in Public Administration from Griffith University and the Australian and New Zealand School of Government.
Acting Executive Director, WHS Engagement and Policy Services
Executive Director, Workers’ Compensation Policy and Services
Janene leads the policy and regulatory functions of the workers’ compensation scheme and oversees the functions of Queensland’s workers’ compensation regulator. This includes the review and appeal of insurer decisions, licencing, performance monitoring and compliance of the scheme’s self-insurers, the Medical Assessment Tribunals, workers’ compensation prosecutions, and engagement services focused on educating doctors and rehabilitation and return to work coordinators. Previous roles have seen Janene managing legislative and policy projects across work health and safety, electrical safety and workers’ compensation, including Director, Workers’ Compensation Policy and Tribunal Services. Janene holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Information Technology, and a Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Management.
Acting Executive Director, Specialised Health and Safety Services
Jonathan oversees teams of asbestos, engineering, major hazard facilities, hazardous chemicals and dangerous goods, occupational health and hygiene, ergonomic and psychological health specialists who provide technical and advisory support to industry and Workplace Health and Safety Queensland’s compliance functions across the regions. He is the current Chair of the Heads of Workplace Safety Authorities (HWSA) Group. Jonathan's previous roles include managing the secretariat functions for the Work Health and Safety and Electrical Safety Boards and the Electrical Licensing Committee. He was previously Director of Review and Appeals for workers’ compensation and work health and safety and electrical safety dispute resolution functions. Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Bachelor of Laws and Graduate Certificates in Applied Corporate Governance and Policy Analysis.
Executive Director, Workplace Health and Safety Compliance and Field Services
Marc oversees the strategic direction of compliance and field services to enable industries to achieve safer workplaces. Responsibilities includes development and implementation of strategies to reduce the incidence of work related fatalities, injuries and disease within priority industry and hazard areas, investigations into work related fatalities and serious injuries in workplaces and domestic premises and overseeing the workplace health and safety inspectorate and Licensing and Advisory Services. Marc’s previous roles include Regional Director, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland and Manager, Customer Services with WorkCover Queensland. He is a member of the Heads of Workplace Safety Authorities (HWSA) Group and holds a Master of Business Administration, and a Graduate Certificate in Business (Public Sector Management).
Acting Executive Director, Industrial Relations
Ray oversees the Industrial Relations Division within the Office of Industrial Relations, including the Labour Hire Licensing and Compliance, Industrial Relations (Strategic Policy), Industrial Relations (Public Sector) and Industrial Relations (Regulation and Compliance) teams. Previous roles include leading the industrial relations and human resources functions in agencies such as health, emergency services and corrective services.
Executive Director, Electrical Safety Office
Victoria is responsible for setting a strategic direction and delivering services to ensure Queenslanders are electrically safe at work, in their homes and in the community. Victoria has more than 20 years of public sector experience across a range of management, policy and operational roles as well as private sector experience in consultancy services and the resource sector. Previously, Victoria led Workplace Health and Safety Queensland’s focus on priority industries through programs and partnerships. She is a current member of the Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council and chairs their Electrical Licensing Committee, and the Electricity (Transmission and Distribution) Industry Health and Safety Consultative Committee. Victoria holds a Bachelor of Behavioural Science, as well as an Executive Master of Public Administration.
Last updated 13 February 2019