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Appointments to the Administrative Review Council [Stuart Hamilton, Iain Ross, David Hollway]

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t m newsRELEASEATTORNEY-GENERALTHE HON. MICHAEL DUFFY MP31 January 1991 2/91APPOINTMENTS TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW COUNCILThe Attorney-General, Mr Michael Duffy, today announced that Mr Stuart Hamilton had been re-appointed as a part-time member to the Administrative Review Council, and that two new part-time members had also been appointed. They were Mr Iain Ross and Mr David Hollway.Mr Duffy said the Administrative Review Council was a high level statutory body which provided advice to the Attorney-General on administrative law matters and related issues.He said Mr Hamilton, Secretary of the Department of Community Services and Health, had made a valuable contribution to the work of the Council since his appointment in 1988. His re-appointment would ensure that the Council continued to benefit from his expertise.Mr Ross' appointment to the Council will bring a significant contribution to the Council's work from a trade union perspective. Mr Ross has recently been appointed as Assistant Secretary of the ACTU, prior to that, he was a legal officer with the ACTU. He has been with the ACTU since 1986, and has had industrial responsibility for business equipment, clerical, retail, vehicle components, and vehicle manufacturing. He also had policy responsibility for amalgamation and union rationalisation, legislation and recruitment and retention. Prior to joining the ACTU, Mr Ross was employed as a Research Officer with the Electrical Trades Union of Australia, as a Federal Industrial Officer with the Commonwealth Bank Officers' Association, and as an Occupation Health and Safety Officer with the Labor Council of NSW.Mr Duffy said that Mr Hollway, who has now taken up duties as a Deputy Secretary in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, has completed a 2 year period as Principal Advisor in the Prime Minister's Office. He had extensive experience, at a high level, in public administration and would make a significant contribution to the Council's work. Between 1969 and 1988 Mr Hollway had worked in the Departments of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Prime Minister and Cabinet holding senior positions both in Canberra and at overseas posts.Mr Duffy said that with these appointments, the Council now had the full membership quota allowed under the law. He said he looked forward to dealing with the Council in future with its enhanced membership and he expected that the additional members would do much in bringing a fresh insight to the Council's deliberations.*************************Canberra C O ; ’/! ΙνίΟ,Ν vV E A lT; ϊ iPARLIAMENTARY LIBRARY j MICAH |