Safe Work Australia gets a Chair but it's no time for sitting around

Gabrielle Lis

Is Tom Phillips the man to lead harmonisation in Australia?

“There is no excuse for any injury,” Tom Phillips said in 2005, of his passion for “zero harm” in the workplace. He was speaking as President and CEO of Mitsubishi Motors Australia but it seems as though the powers that be were listening. In May 2009, after a stint as the presiding member of Safe Work SA, Julia Gillard appointed Mr Phillips as the Chair of the Safe Work Australia Council, which makes him responsible ...

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Published 31 May, 2009