People and Remuneration Committee

The People and Remuneration Committee is established to provide governance oversight of strategy and performance in relation to people, capability and culture within the scheme.

Its key focus areas are:

  1. capability and culture
  2. diversity and inclusion
  3. health safety and wellbeing
  4. strategic workforce planning, and
  5. remuneration and performance management framework for the CEO and senior managers on individual contracts.

The Committee is chaired by Ms Gill Callister PSM.

Document name PDF Accessible format Document date
People and Remuneration Committee Charter PDF (127KB) Word version (572KB,DOCX) November 2020 

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Gill Callister

Ms Gill Callister PSM

Ms Gill Callister was appointed to the Agency Management Committee for a first term as new Chair and member with expertise in education and training on 04 July 2019. Ms Callister is CEO of Mind Australia, a community-based mental health organisation with a long tradition of working with people with serious mental illness. She has dedicated her career to improving public policy and service delivery, particularly for vulnerable people in the community, and was recognised with a Public Service Medal in 2019.

Most recently an Associate Dean and Vice President at the Australia and New Zealand School of Government ( ANZSOG) in 2019-20, Ms Callister ran executive education programs in ethics and integrity, women’s leadership, and senior public sector leadership development. She also holds an adjunct Professor role at Monash University.

Prior to this Ms Callister served as Secretary of two Victorian Government Departments over almost ten years from 2009 to the end of 2018 – the Department of Human Services and the Department of Education and Training. Her legacy is a strong reputation for person-centred reform in social policy and an active advocate for gender equality and women’s leadership.

This followed a range of senior roles in the Victorian Public Service and a ten-year stint in the community sector working with children, young people and families.

As well as being chair of the Agency Management Committee, Ms Callister is a member of the Monash University Council, and a member of the Good Shepherd Australia and New Zealand Board.

Ms Callister is the most recent past President of the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) (Victoria). Her leadership in public policy was recognised in 2013 when she was named in the Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence and received a Sir James Wolfensohn Public Service Scholarship to attend Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. In October 2014, Ms Callister was awarded the IPAA National Fellowship award and a Monash University Fellowship and in 2017 was named as one of the top 50 women in the Victorian public service.

Ms Callister holds Bachelor degrees in Social Work (with Honours) and Arts.

Other appointments.

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Adjunct Professor Karen Crawshaw PSM

Adjunct Professor Crawshaw was reappointed to the Agency Management Committee for a second term as a member with expertise in health business and administration on 4 July 2019. She was first appointed in September 2012. Adjunct Professor Crawshaw was admitted to the NSW Supreme Court in 1979 and subsequently to the High Court. Adjunct Professor Crawshaw was previously the Deputy Director-General with responsibility for the Division of Governance, Workforce and Corporate Services in the Ministry of Health, New South Wales (NSW). Her areas of accountability covered health workforce planning and industrial relations, business and asset services, communications, corporate governance, and legal and regulatory services. Adjunct Professor Crawshaw left the Ministry of Health, New South Wales in June 2017. She is appointed as an Adjunct Professor with the University of Sydney Medical School and acts as an on-line moderator in the Safety and Quality of Health Care course for masters students in the university’s School of Public Health. Adjunct Professor Crawshaw was awarded the Public Service Medal in 2012 for her significant contributions to the public sector.

Other appointments.

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Ms Jenny Taing OAM

Ms Taing is currently serving her second term as a member with expertise in business and administration from 15 June 2017. She is currently working as Special Counsel at Hive Legal. She was previously a board director of the Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital, the Royal District Nursing Service and Channel 31. Ms Taing has also previously served as a Commissioner at the Victorian Multicultural Commission. Ms Taing holds a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Melbourne and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2008. She is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Other appointments.

Dr Murray Thomas

Dr Murray Thomas

  • Bachelor of Dental Science (QLD), Diploma in Dental Health (QLD)

Dr Thomas is a full-time general dentist providing care in the south eastern suburb of Chisholm in Canberra for the last 20 years.

Upon graduation he embarked on a career in the Australian Regular Army and retired from the Army to private practice in 2000. During his career in the military he worked as a dental officer and in a number Defence Health staff officer positions including Head of Corps for the Royal Australian Army Dental Corps.

He has served as a Director and Councillor of the Australian Dental Council and has had active involvement with the Australian Dental Association (ADA) committees, particularly the ADA NSW Branch as a Director and Councillor and serving as part of the of its executive team.

He has been a champion of accreditation of dental practices since 2008 and has a long association with the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care through working parties for the development of a Dental Guide to the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards and Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Care Standard

He is a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy and the International College of Dentists and is a recipient of the ADA (NSW) Service Medallion

He is currently a member of the ACT Clinical Council and has been involved with dental practitioner regulation in the ACT since 2005, was appointed to the Dental Board of Australia as a practitioner member in 2012 and recently was reappointed as Chair of the Dental Board of Australia in October 2018.

Dr Wayne Minter AM

Dr Wayne Minter AM

Chair and practitioner member from New South Wales

  • B.Ec. (ANU), B.App.Sc.(Chiro), PG Dip. (NMS Rehabilitation), FICC.

Dr Wayne Minter AM is the Chairman of Chiropractic Education Australia, the Director of the Frenchs Forest Chiropractic Centre, and has been a chiropractor for over 34 years. Dr Minter was appointed as a member of the Chiropractic Board of Australia in November 2013 and Chair in September 2014.

Dr Minter has served professional and academic institutions in many capacities including being a member of the NSW Chiropractors Registration Board, member of the Chiropractic Council of NSW, Adjunct Professor in the School of Chiropractic and Sports Science, Murdoch University, and Chiropractic Adviser to the Australian Government Department of Veterans' Affairs.

Susie George

Ms Susie George

Susie is currently the Regional General Manager North for TAFE NSW. This role oversees over 35 campuses from Central Coast to Kingscliff; leading Quality Learning Outcomes, Driving the Customer Experience, Engagement with Employers, Community and Industry in the Region.

Susie has in the past been a Commercial and Strategic Business Leader with extensive expertise in Group Human Resources (HR) roles. Her leadership in this area has been across a start-up business, complex integrations, acquisitions, culture transformations and significant change projects. Susie is passionate about understanding the business strategy and customer needs; and ensuring people and culture plans underpin its success. Areas of expertise include:

  • Strategy Development and Strategic Alignment
  • Culture Transformations
  • Change Management and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Organisational Design and Restructuring
  • Leadership Performance, Talent Management, Recruitment
  • Complex Industrial and Employment Relations
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