Committee

The Industrial Relations Society of Victoria is governed by an enthusiastic group of volunteer committee members elected annually. 

Members of the Society interested in becoming more involved in the Society by joining the Committee can contact us

Past Presidents

Pursuant to the Rules of the Society, each elected President of the Society is elected for a two year term.  Customarily, the Presidency rotates between the five quintants making up the Society's membership: trade unions, management, the profession, academia and government. 

The Society acknowledges the contribution of its distinguished Past Presidents.           

 1963 to 1964 Professor J. E. Isaac
 1964 to 1965 Professor J. E. Isaac 
 1965 to 1966 Dr I. G. Sharp 
 1966 to 1967 A. P. Aird OC 
 1967 to 1968 W. P. Evans
 1968 to 1969
G. Polites
 1969 to 1970 K. W. McDermott 
 1970 to 1971 K.C. Piesse
 1971 to 1972 K. W. Hince 
 1972 to 1973 K. C. Stone 
 1973 to 1974 S. G. Alley 
 1974 to 1975 W. K. Allen 
 1975 to 1976 L. S. Whitwell 
 1976 to 1977 Justice J. Robinson 
 1977 to 1978 V. J. Techritz 
 1978 to 1979 G. D. John 
 1979 to 1980 B. Sheehan 
 1980 to 1981 W. Donohue
 1981 to 1982 C. G. Polites 
 1982 to 1983 G. C. Lane 
 1983 to 1984 J. Davis 
 1984 to 1985 D. E. Worland
 1985 to 1986 K. Marshall 
 1986 to 1987 C. Jessup 
  1987 to 1988
R. Medina
 1989 to 1990 F. Neyland
 1990 to 1991 J. Fristacky
 1991 to 1992 M. Diserio
 1992 to 1993 P. Withers
 1993 to 1994 J. Luckman
 1994 to 1995 D. James
 1995 to 1996 Prof. R Ferris
 1996 to 1997 H. Armstrong
 1997 to 1998 R. Haggar / S. Consolino
 1998 to 1999 S. Consolino
 1999 to 2000 R. Homes
 2000 to 2001 Charles Englander
 2001 to 2002 Michael Butler
 2002 to 2004 Julie Hansen
 2004 to 2006 Frank Parry
 2006 to 2008 Geoff Fary
 2008 to 2010 Brian Lacy / Jim Simmonds
 2010 to 2012 Natascha Boehm
 2012 to 2014 Greg Bamber / Victoria Lambropoulos
 2014 to 2016 Trevor Clarke
 2016 to 2018 Commissioner Anna Lee Cribb