Chairman: Mr Simon Crean
Served in the Australian Parliament from 1990 to 2013. In government served in Cabinet as a Minister under four Prime Ministers. He was Minister for Trade, Primary Industries and Energy, Science and Technology, Employment, Education & Training and Arts, Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government. He was Federal leader of the Opposition from 2001 and 2003 and Shadow Minister for a number of portfolios. Prior to entering Federal Parliament, he was President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) from 1985 to 1990.