The following is an abridgement of a recent media release dated 13th October 2023, originally published on the Minister's Media Centre.
The Albanese Labor Government has recently announced the appointment of Ms Marie Boland as the new Chief Executive Officer of Safe Work Australia. With significant experience, Ms Boland is considered well-equipped to lead the organization in its mission to promote safe workplaces across the nation.
Safe Work Australia plays a crucial role as the national policy-setting body for work health and safety and workers’ compensation. Its responsibilities encompass:
As Chief Executive Officer, Ms Marie Boland will oversee day-to-day operations, governance, financial accountability, and reporting requirements. Her appointment ensures that Safe Work Australia remains strong, trusted, and independent.
Safe Work Australia remains committed to ensuring safe workplaces for all Australians under the leadership of Ms Marie Boland.
New Safe Work Australia Chief Executive Officer by The Hon Tony Burke MP on the Minister's Media Centre, 13th October, 2023.