Appendix Two
Corporate governance

Senior Committee Attendance

This section contains additional detailed information on Defence's senior committees, further to that contained in the print version of the Defence Annual Report 2007-08.

Table WA2.7 Defence Occupational Health and Safety Committee membership and attendance 2007-08
Position and name
Head Personnel Executive
(Mrs Sue Parr acting until September 2007)
(Major General Mick Slater from September 2007)
Director General Occupational Health, Safety and Compensation Branch (Mr Mal Pearce)
Vice Chief of the Defence Force (Lieutenant General Ken Gillespie)[1]
Deputy Chief of Navy (Rear Admiral Russ Crane)[1]
Deputy Chief of Air Force (Air Vice-Marshal John Blackburn)[1]
Deputy Chief of Army
(Major General John Cantwell until February 2008)[1]
(Major General David Morrison from February 2008)
Chief Operating Officer, Defence Materiel Organisation (Mr John Peters representative)
Head Human Resources and Corporate Services DMO (Mr Peter Lambert from November 2008)[1]
Head National Operations Division (Brigadier Elizabeth Cosson)[1]
Commander Joint Logistics (Major General Grant Cavenagh)
Head Defence Health Services Division[1] (Air Vice-Marshal Tony Austin)
First Assistant Secretary Budgets and Financial Planning (Mr Steve Wearn)[2]


  1. Representative attended.
  2. Attends when business cases and their financial requirements are to be considered.

During 2007-08, the Defence Occupational Health and Safety Committee met four times. Its significant achievements include: