People & Appointments Archive

Mr Jason Waters appointed CEO of soon-to-be-merged Synergy Energy (22 December 2013)

Western Australia’s Energy Minister, Dr Mike Nahan, and Synergy board chairman, Mr Michael Smith, have announced the appointment of Mr Jason Waters as CEO of the new merged Synergy and Verve entity. Mr Waters has served as CEO of

Chair of Queensland Investment Corporation, Mr Peter Young AM, resigns (21 November 2013)

Queensland’s Treasurer, Mr Tim Nicholls, has thanked the outgoing Chairman of the Queensland Investment Corporation, Mr Peter Young AM, for his service to QIC. Established in 1991 by the Queensland Government to manage its long-term investments, QIC has grown

Mr David Murray AO to head inquiry into Australia’s financial system (21 November 2013)

The Federal Government has announced the appointment of Mr David Murray AO to head an inquiry into Australia’s financial system. Mr Murray will head a Committee of four eminent Australians drawn from the finance, business and academic sectors. Among

ACT Water Chief, Mr Mark Sullivan, appointed new Chair of Water Service Association of Australia (18 November 2013)

ACTEW Water’s Managing Director, Mr Mark Sullivan, has been appointed the new Chair of the Water Service Association of Australia (WSAA). Mr Sullivan will take over from outgoing Chair, Ms Sue Murphy, who is also Chief Executive of the

Mr Mark Gray to head Queensland’s Department of Treasury & Trade (13 November 2013)

Queensland’s Liberal-National Government has announced that a finance expert with decades of industry expertise and experience with Government is set to take on the role of Queensland Under Treasurer from 18 November 2013. Queensland’s Treasurer, Mr Tim Nicholls, yesterday

Western Australia’s Corruption and Crime Commissioner, Mr Roger Macknay QC retires (7 November 2013)

Western Australia’s Attorney General, Mr Michael Mischin, has thanked Corruption and Crime Commission (CCC) commissioner, Mr Roger Macknay QC, for his contribution to the role following his decision to retire. Mr Mischin said Mr Macknay, who was appointed as

Head of Queensland Treasury & Trade resigns (7 November 2013)

Queensland’s Treasurer, Mr Tim Nicholls, has thanked outgoing Under Treasurer, Ms Helen Gluer, for her service to the Queensland Government in a variety of roles. Mr Nicholls said that Ms Gluer has resigned from her role as Under Treasurer

Panel of Administrators appointed to Rural City of Wangaratta Council (30 October 2013)

Victoria’s Minister for Local Government, Mrs Jeanette Powell, has announced the appointment of a panel of administrators to lead the Rural City of Wangaratta Council until the 2016 municipal elections. The appointment follows the dismissal of the Wangaratta Council

Australia’s Federal Government implements election commitment to establish National Commission of Audit (28 October 2013)

On 22 October 2013, Australia’s Federal Treasurer, Mr Joe Hockey, and announced the commencement of the National Commission of Audit. The Commission of Audit was a key election commitment of the new [Liberal-National] Federal Government. It will assess the

Queensland launches new trade & investment statutory authority and appoints Board members (25 October 2013)

Queensland’s Treasurer and Minister for Trade, Mr Tim Nicholls, this week announced that the government had approved the appointment of six members of the newly created Trade and Investment Queensland (TIQ) board. The new statutory authority was created following